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Cyber-crimes and suspicious minds

We live in suspicious times.

Professional deception used to be glamorous. It involved seduction, high living, and lots of sneaking around. The victims were largely charismatic master criminals bent on world domination. 277 more words

Software failures are systematic. Stop all patching?

22 January 2017

In the past days I reviewed the draft of the NAMUR Worksheet NA 163 “IT Risk Assessment for Safety Instrument Systems”. In the age of the IIoT even Safety Instrument Systems (SIS) are equipped with embedded IT components and attached to the production or company network. 367 more words


MY Farewell To Obama

This is my last Soapbox concerning President Of The United States, Barack Hussein Obama. As any & everyone who follows this blog knows, I am no longer a fan of Barack Hussein Obama’s Presidency. 6,098 more words


Fixing library computers infected with ransomware could take weeks

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A cyber attack Thursday compromised more than a thousand computers belonging to the City of St. Louis Library System in 16 of its locations throughout the city. 220 more words


Some Facebook users hit with ‘suspicious activity’ scam

MENLO PARK, Calif. (WFLA) – A number of Facebook users are reporting that they received a notice about ‘suspicious activity’ on their accounts.

The scam notifications attempt to scare the user into believing that suspicious activity on their Facebook account has resulted in their accounts being locked. 166 more words


SwimOutlet.com Data Breach Stats

Yesterday, Tues Jan 17, I received a 🐌 snail mail “Re: Notice of Data Breach” letter from SwimOutlet dated Jan 12, 2017. I’m having a hard time confirming the validity of this letter on the Internet. 824 more words


Hacked: Gmail customers targeted in new phishing attack

KNOXVILLE (WATE) — A new highly effective phishing technique is targeting Gmail users, along with other email services.

Mark Maunder, the CEO of WordPress security plugin Wordfence… 560 more words