Category Archives: Security

Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff

Krebs on Security 1.17.2018 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/some-basic-rules-for-securing-your-iot-stuff/ Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured “Internet of Things” or IoT devices. Loosely defined … Continue reading

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GPS is off so you can’t be tracked, right? Wrong

GPS is off so you can’t be tracked, right? Wrong   19 Dec 2017  by Taylor Armerding https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/12/19/gps-is-off-so-you-cant-be-tracked-right-wrong/   Don’t want anybody tracking you through your smartphone? Just turn off “location services” or whatever your device calls your GPS, and you … Continue reading

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Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards

Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards Krebs On security December 19 2017 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/12/buyers-beware-of-tampered-gift-cards/ Prepaid gift cards make popular presents and no-brainer stocking stuffers, but before you purchase one be on the lookout for signs that someone may have tampered with … Continue reading

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Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas

Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas 18 Dec 2017  byPaul Ducklin https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/12/18/watch-out-fake-support-scams-are-alive-and-well-this-christmas/ A few years ago, fake support call scams were one of the most likely cybercrimes that would reach out and touch you … Continue reading

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How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

How Hacking Works How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It) Daniel Oberhaus Nov 20 2017, 11:43am https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pa39xv/pineapple-wifi-how-to-mitm-hack The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About KRACK, The Latest Wi-Fi Exploit

Everything You Need To Know About KRACK, The Latest Wi-Fi Exploit Jackson Ryan Oct 17, 2017, 8:30pm https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/10/everything-you-need-to-know-about-krack-the-latest-wi-fi-exploit/   Image: iStock A huge flaw in Wi-Fi devices using WPA and WPA2 security encryption was exposed by Mathy Vanhoef, working out … Continue reading

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How To Hide Browsing History – Complete Guide

How To Hide Browsing History – Complete Guide TRIPWIRE GUEST AUTHORS MAY 21, 2017 How To Hide Browsing History – Complete Guide   People today have many concerns regarding their browsing history and the visibility of their data to another … Continue reading

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