Weekend Update

Happy New Year!!

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


Serious Security: OpenSSL fixes “error conflation” bugs – how mixing up mistakes can lead to trouble

Have you ever seen the message “An error occurred”? Even worse, the message “This error cannot occur”? Facts matter!


Security and Your Phone:  What the Risks Are and How to Stay Safe

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Weekend Update

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


Apple critical patches fix in-the-wild iPhone exploits – update now!

Apple says. “Additional details available soon”, which you can translate as “this one took us by surprise”. So patch now!


Bruce Schneier sends out a summary of his monthly post in an email called Crypto-Gram.  Most of these articles are from his blog.


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Weekend Update

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


CISA Releases Telework Essentials Toolkit

Original release date: September 30, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Telework Essentials Toolkit, a comprehensive resource of telework best practices. The Toolkit provides three personalized modules for executive leaders, IT professionals, and teleworkers. Each module outlines distinctive security considerations appropriate for their ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Google Search Fails Again

Chef’s Special:  Sophos Phishing Top Ten

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.

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Your Smartphone Is Tracking Your Every Move

The fact that your smartphone is tracking you should not be a surprise.  What is surprising is the astounding depth of detail that is collected about when and where you have been since the day you activated your phone.  Today I am going to show you how to uncover this information.  And delete it if you choose.

The iPhone and Significant Locations

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Guest Post – Internet Safety for Kids (A Parent’s Guide) Part 2

Where can online dangers for our children occur?  Keeping our kids safe and secure on the Internet has always been a challenge, but the difficulty has only increased because of the pandemic and our new normal of Safe At Home, Work From Home, and remote schooling.  Our kids are online more than ever.  As parents, we need to be aware of the ...

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Guest Post – Internet Safety for Kids (A Parent’s Guide) Part 1

What dangers exist online?  Keeping our kids safe and secure on the Internet has always been a challenge, but the difficulty has only increased because of the pandemic and our new normal of Safe At Home, Work From Home, and remote schooling.  Our kids are online more than ever.  As parents, we need to be aware of the dangers and diligent about ...

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