Scam Week – Don’t Fall For Scams

Have you fallen for an online or telephone scam? How much money did you lose?  I’ve personally known of two cases where the amount lost was $500 and $16,000, but scammers often get more.

If you are above the age of 55, you most certainly have been targeted by telephone callers and cyber-scammers, and received emails, text messages, Facebook messages, ...

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Why the Bruhaha over the Corp.com Domain?

The Corp.com domain is for sale, and depending on who ends up owning it, this could be catastrophic for companies that use Windows domains and Active Directory.  It basically is Microsoft’s fault (of course), except it is not.  The problem is that many admins who were setting up Active Directory domains for their company followed the directions a little too exactly.  In Microsoft’s ...

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Who Guards the Guardians?

Insider threats, the risks and dangers caused by malicious or careless acts performed by your own employees, contractors, and trusted vendors is perhaps the most difficult cyber attack to detect and defend.  What happens when a member of your own IT department turns to the dark side?

Between 2015 and 2019, IT executive Hicham Kabbaj scammed his employer out of $6 million dollars for servers, other products, and installation services by fictitious ...

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Infographic – The Internet of Hackable Things in Your Daily Life

Today I share an infographic provided by repeat guest poster Siege Media.  The Internet of Things is full of cool new devices that connect to the network and Internet, and can be used from distant locations.  But if used without proper security controls, these smart devices can provide an easy remote entry point for an attacker.

I have not republished the excellent article that was part of the original post, 

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