QR codes make it easy to reach web-based resources without struggling with the tiny keyboard of your smartphone. But do you really know what you’re going to get when you scan one?Continue reading
This is a wild ass story about how the Net used to be VERY vulnerable….
On the evening of November 2, 1988, in a quiet computer lab at MIT, a student majorly screwed up.
Robert Tappan Morris, a 23-year-old computer science student at Cornell University, had written 99 lines of code and launched the program onto the ARPANET, the early foundation of the Internet. Unbeknownst to him, he had just unleashed one of the Internet’s first self-replicating, self-propagating worm – “the Morris Worm” – and it would change the way we saw the Internet forever.Continue reading
I find it hilarious that AmeriKKa doesn’t recognize China is their biggest threat and enemy… who they owe money AND outsourced our middle class to in the 90s & 00s…..
The U.S. Justice Department this week indicted seven Chinese nationals for a decade-long hacking spree that targeted more than 100 high-tech and online gaming companies. The government alleges the men used malware-laced phishing emails and “supply chain” attacks to steal data from companies and their customers. One of the alleged hackers was first profiled here in 2012 as the owner of a Chinese antivirus firm.Continue reading
They been doin this shit for about a decade now…
A guide to stingray surveillance technology, which may have been deployed at recent protests. Continue reading
Zoom has been a clusterfuck from the giddy up smh
Video conferencing software Zoom is again in the spotlight over an alleged critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker to take over the victim’s computer and all data on it. Continue reading
This shit is so easy now even the script kiddies are selling them to anyone…. stay on ya shit techies! Be sure to turn on subtitles because this is in Dutch….
While you’re reading this, a worldwide and active market is working on remotely gaining access to computers. Most people consider themselves safe from hackers by using antivirus software. However, it turns out to be child’s play to hack into your computer. Someone might be watching you through your webcam in your living room at this very moment. Continue reading
This is because they know Mac users are trusting and generally don’t know jack about computers…
Think your Apple product is safe from malware? That only people using Windows machines have to take precautions? According to cybersecurity software company Malwarebytes’ latest State of Malware report, it’s time to think again. The amount of malware on Macs is outpacing PCs for the first time ever, and your complacency could be your worst enemy. Continue reading
One of my best kept secrets when I used to clean up folks PCs… still dunno how much I trust Kapersky and their ties to the Russian government
Your antivirus or antimalware suite keeps your system clean. At least, it does most of the time. Security programs are better than ever, but some malware still squeezes through the gaps. There is also the other common issue: the human touch. Where there is a human, there is a chance for malware to slip through. Continue reading
Boy the malware creators are gettin good… but this why you don’t just open videos and crap people send you.. EVEN people you know cuz they don’t know shit about tech
Are you using an Android device?
Beware! You should be more careful while playing a video on your smartphone—downloaded anywhere from the Internet or received through email.
That’s because, a specially crafted innocuous-looking video file can compromise your Android smartphone—thanks to a critical remote code execution vulnerability that affects over 1 billion devices running Android OS between version 7.0 and 9.0 (Nougat, Oreo, or Pie). Continue reading
Wow…a Mac app that acts like a virus lol Who’da thunk it… I kid I kid I like teasing the Cult of Apple folks….
Zoom, a popular video-conferencing application, is in hot water today. The Mac version runs a secret web server in the background—even after you uninstall it!—that can be used to reinstall Zoom and even turn on your video camera.
If you’re wondering whether you’re affected—maybe you’re not sure if someone has ever installed Zoom on your Mac and then uninstalled it—here’s how to check. Continue reading