Weekend Update

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


NASA’s Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars

The technically complex landing marks the fifth successful U.S. bid to reach the Martian surface


Its Not Just SolarWinds: France Reveals Three-Year Long Supply Chain Attack

News of the SolarWinds data breach, where its software management updates were hacked, rocked the cyber world. And now comes news ...

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Guest Post – 6 Ways to Stay Secure in the Cloud

For a long time, “the public cloud,” was a foreign concept many businesses shied away from because of security concerns. In recent years, this has steadily changed. Many reliable and trustworthy third-party cloud vendors have entered the market and, with this competition, the market has matured.

While the concept of the cloud is far more accepted today with increased ...

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Weekend Update

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


2-15 – ENIAC was formally dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania on February 15, 1946 and was heralded as a “Giant Brain” by the press.


Verify Your Valentine

Original release date: February 11, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, before you go looking for love in all the wrong chat rooms, CISA reminds users to be wary of internet romance ...

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What Does SQL Injection Look Like?

SQL injection is one of the top ten web site and web application exploits, according to OWASP, the Online Web Application Security Project.  I use Wordfence, a popular security plugin on my website, and occasionally Wordfence sends sends reports like the one below.  Double clicking on the picture will open it in a photo viewer, and allow you to see it full size.

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Routine Check Phish

Chef’s Special:  Google Finds Thousands of Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide ...

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Weekend Update

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


Ticketmaster Hacked Competitor to Steal Data and Analytics, Fined Millions

From SecureWorld.  What’s that saying in business? “If you can’t beat ’em… hack ’em.” Newly released court documents show that some executives and employees at Ticketmaster did exactly that. What were they targeting? Access to a competitor’s proprietary data and analytics relating to concert ticket pre-sales. Ticketmaster ...

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