It’s Star Wars Day!! May the force be with you. Jedis, Greys, and Sith unite for a day for video watching and beer.
You might want to check your free space on your C drive before Patch Tuesday rolls around. Thanks for the alert DHub.
Forthcoming versions of the Chrome, Apple Safari and Opera are in the process of removing the ability to disable a long-ignored tracking feature called hyperlink auditing pings.
Cosko, 27, pleaded guilty to five counts including making public restricted personal information, computer fraud, witness tampering and obstruction of justice.
Trust in two-factor authentication has slowly eroded in the last month after release of Amnesty International report and Modlishka tool.
The WordPress plugin Yellow Pencil Visual Theme Customizer was closed in the WordPress.org plugin repository. The plugin is quite popular, with an active install base of over 30,000 websites. On Tuesday the details of an unpatched vulnerability in the plugin were posted by a security researcher. We are now seeing a high volume of attempts to exploit the vulnerability.
Original release date: April 11, 2019. A great article with lots of detail and ideas from US-CERT
What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware threat actors use to infect computers and encrypt computer files until a ransom is paid. After the initial infection, ransomware will attempt to spread to connected systems, including shared storage drives and other accessible computers.
Got a mailing list? Ever signed up for one? Ever stopped to think how a crook could abuse the security-related confirmation process?