5 Situations in Which Cyber Liability Insurance Would Be Helpful source article here Check Point Research reports that ransomware attacks increased 93% in the first half of 2021 — having cyber liability coverage can help your company recover from damages that these attacks cause. Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog contribution from CoverWallet.com Sales […]
Imagine your company hires a new employee and then everyone just ignores them, day in and day out, while they sit alone at their desk getting paid to do nothing. This situation actually happens all the time — when companies invest millions of dollars in new tech tools only to have frustrated employees disregard them, […]
When every small to mid-size business should read! Excerpt: September 8, 2020 Cyber Alert: Technical Approaches to Uncovering and Remediating Malicious Activity OCR is sharing an update with our listserv from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), highlighting technical approaches to uncovering malicious activity and implementing mitigation best practices. This resource provides information that […]
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A cybersecurity firm has issued another unofficial patch to squash a bug in Windows that Microsoft has yet to fix, with this hole being actively exploited to spread ransomware. Rewind to October 17, and Acros Security released a small binary patch to address a flaw in Microsoft’s Mark-of-the-Web (MotW) feature. This feature is supposed to set a […]
Progress in adapting a small AM/FM radio for Arduino control. The internal MCU communicates with the AKC6951 chip via I2C. Here is documented the wiring of how to tap into this communication channel, and show the communication on an oscilloscope. I will first be using an ATTiny85 because it can do I2C no problem. Down […]
source: https://www.wired.com/story/student-monitoring-software-privacy-in-schools/ The high school teachers see the desktop when they open GoGuardian, a popular software application used to monitor student activity: The interface is familiar, like the gallery view of a large Zoom call. But instead of seeing teenaged faces in each frame, the teacher sees thumbnail images showing the screens of each student’s laptop. […]
And It’s Getting Worse For me, who has to support customers who install Windows 11, this is my daily nightmare, and that just rolls down to the users. Think about it. If I can’t support my users, the solution to every issue is like Apple’s philosophy: BUY A NEW ONE. It’s 18 minutes, and you […]
link: https://wgntv.com/news/google-warns-chrome-users-browser-has-been-hacked/ (NewsNation) — If you use Google Chrome as an internet browser, beware: Your information could be compromised. Google issued an alert warning billions of Chrome users that the browser has been successfully targeted by hackers, and listed 30 security flaws, including seven deemed to have a “High” threat level. The tech company is now […]
Like webp and the other obscure “standards”, you won’t know about rsync if you are just windows or even mac. It’s a linux/unix command from way back, and there isn’t an admin alive that doesn’t know how to use it. To do things on Windows, and even Mac, you need to install something bloated like […]
Go to chrome://flags in chrome. Search for and Set “Force color profile” to sRGB. Seriously… that’s it.
Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks source What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher […]