Big Ben has been keeping time since May 31, 1859 and is accurate to within 2 seconds per week. This YouTube video shows how they keep Big Ben on time. More on Wikipedia. Thanks to my Uncle Ron for this piece.Continue Reading →
I read an interesting article in the New York Times earlier this month, about how the United States is using cyber-warfare tactics against North Korea to slow the development of an inter-continental ballistic missile that can reach the United States. The effective range maps were startling. (see below)
It seems that Trump has inherited a cyber war program from the Obama administration that was started 3 years ago and targeted the North Korean missile development program. Since that time, there ...Continue Reading →
What if there was a new phishing scam that had an open rate of 90%. That’s right, this phishing email is so believable, 90 out of 100 recipients open the the attachment or click on the link without a second thought.
These attacks begin with the scammer researching the target victim. These targets usually work at companies where there is a lot of air travel. ...Continue Reading →
We have discussed the dangers to what NIST identifies as Critical Infrastructure that exists because SCADA and other industrial control systems are designed to be run on “air-gapped” networks that are not connected to the public Internet. Unfortunately, many of these systems are being connected to the Internet, if only in a tangential way.
The German security firm OpenSource Security recently found hard coded ...Continue Reading →
From Ellen, by way of Pinterest