Category Archives: Security

Spying as a Service: SAAS?

A living, growing list of naive-to-nefarious “Con-the-Consumer” DANGERS … and a few useful TIPS Scientists promote giving artificial listening devices given moral autonomy over human beings Most bots don’t have smell sensors (why not?), but they do have microphones and … Continue reading

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Facebook Bug: Photo Access

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday it has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people who used Facebook login to grant permission to third-party apps to access photos. https://www.facebook.com/107354315975660/posts/2184331808277890/

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Hi-Tech Hand Held Dangers

Avoid these Common Security Dangers Throwaway boarding pass invites identity theft, see (video from USA Today) “like publishing one’s drivers license on Craigslist!” ? Online banking with public wifi – fed warning and Starbucks Simple passwords are hackers’ goldmine! GPS … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned PostMortem of WannaCry Ransomware

Malware, Ransomware, and what to do  CNN – who and when ZDNET – the “how” and how the problem has morphed WebRoot : scope and how to prevent CNN – who and when The ransomware took control of computers around the … Continue reading

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Handheld Analytics – Quiet Revolution?

Analytics is being embedded in all kinds of software which suggests a major shift is on the horizon. How we think about analytics will change and so will our use of analytics. We explain why. Continue reading

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Hackers Record-Breaking Fraud

‘Methbot’ is a sophisticated cybercrime scheme that has hit major US advertisers and publishing brands and pilfered millions of dollars per day. Continue reading

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 Classic iOS iPad Exploit

resources reporting iPad vulnerability Especially interesting because of this FAILURE of the most basic QA principle of Limit testing: (and corollary “buffer limit testing“) many years after  Apple achieved titan status.  ~~~~~vulnerability.com~~~~~ https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=2018 Document Title: =============== Apple iOS v10.1.1 – … Continue reading

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