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A lot of very specific location information is being collected about you, me, and every other smartphone user. The image at left shows everywhere I have been in the last four years, courtesy of Google location services. If you would like to find out what is being collected about you, and how to make it stop, the last article and this article will ...Continue Reading →
The US is alleged to have been quietly planting malware throughout Russia’s energy networks in response to years of Russian attacks on its own power grid.
My comment: Anybody who wonders why the bad guys are always attacking the US, well, it’s because we are doing it to ...Continue Reading →
From Experian – Not sure whether your identity might have been stolen or not? Read to find out some of the signs that may indicate you’ve been a victim of ID theft.
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Original release date: April 10, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have identified a Trojan malware variant—referred to as HOPLIGHT—used by the North Korean government. The U.S. Government refers to malicious cyber activity by the North Korean government as HIDDEN COBRA.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security ...Continue Reading →
Russia has been hijacking signals sent by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) systems such as GPS, researchers claim.
1,600 guests were filmed with hidden webcams that live-streamed the action. The site also sold videos.
March 31 is World Backup Day. Monday is April Fool’s Day. Coincidence? I think not. I you are one of the hold-outs who is going to get around to it someday, today is your chance.
Google’s Project Zero researchers have revealed a “high ...Continue Reading →
Sounds like the crooks who tried to sell more than 600 million records last week are back with nearly 100 million more…
A woman is being sued for sending approx. 250K of her employer’s cash to an online ...Continue Reading →
I have written before about how our smartphones are ratting out our location, using GPS and even just cell tower location information. The New York Times recently published a story that followed a woman throughout her day and discovered that her location was collected over 8000 in a single day. From the location database they purchased from a location data broker, they were ...Continue Reading →
More disconcerting news for router owners – a new assessment of 28 popular models for home users failed to find a single one with firmware that had fully enabled underlying security hardening features offered by Linux.
CITL (Cyber Independent Testing Laboratories) says it made this unexpected discovery after analysing firmware images from Asus, ...Continue Reading →