Wiper Malware Used in Ukraine Cyber-War

Remember NotPetya?  This was a campaign by the Sandworm APT in Russia the last time Russia invaded the Ukraine.  It deleted hard drives around the world before it was through.  There is a new variant call the HermeticWiper being deployed against Ukrainian business targets that has the same danger of spilling over into the rest of the world.  Here are a couple ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


China’s New Data Policy and What It Means

China enacted the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) on August 21, 2021 as part of that country’s growing scrutiny of its high tech sector. This law goes into effect on November 1, 2021 and will impose a new set of obligations for data security, especially when combined China’s Data Protection Law. ...

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LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room!

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are?


A few posts from Bruce Schneier


FBI Had the REvil Decryption Key

[2021.09.22] The Washington Post reports that the FBI had a decryption ...

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Top 5 tips for using password managers

Password managers are a good way to keep your passwords unique, strong and safe. Tom Merritt gives us five tips on how to use them correctly


CISA and NSA Release Guidance on Selecting and Hardening VPNs

Original release date: September 28, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) and CISA ...

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Yes, There Really Is A Windows 11

Microsoft announces Windows 11, with a new design, Start menu, and more. A new version of Windows is officially on the way.


Urgent Alert –  WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted

Storage-device maker advises customers to unplug My Book Lives ...

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Colonial Pipeline CEO: Paying Ransom ‘Right Thing to Do for the Country’

The Colonial Pipeline ransomware saga continues to unfold before our eyes. This week, company CEO Joseph Blount admitted to paying $4.4 million in ransom to cybercriminals following the attack that shut down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S. In an interview with the Wall ...

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