Privacy is a concern as we move forward with this administration. I am curious to watch President-Elect Trump’s position on IT security and privacy mature over the first 100 days.
Be aware of this back door vulnerability in Windows 10. Microsoft is working on a fix as it pertains to the privilege escalation issue.
There is good advice in this article in dealing with these overwhelming SPAM attacks, but more than anything, have in place a second layer of protection around your iCloud accounts in the form of two-factor authentication.
As we near the end of 2016, it is time to reflect on the effect of DOS and DDOS attacks throughout the country and the world over the past year. 2017 needs to become a year of preparation and defense.
This is a great starting toolkit for white hat security professionals, and many of these devices make great stocking stuffers.
It appears everyone in the San Francisco Area got a pre-holiday treat in the form of free rides on the city’s muni system. Needless to say, as minor as this hack seems to be, remember that the muni system could also be manipulated in other ways that are less friendly. And this was only one of many critical systems in the city’s IT infrastructure.