Category: Security

  • AARP presents a webinar to help you ID the “bad guys”

    They look like the real thing, but they’re really just impostors after your identity and your money.

  • “I’m too little; I have nothing of value…”

    Do you have information “valuable enough” for the bad guys?

  • Coldroot will have you seeing red

    As reported by Zach Whittaker at ZD Net’s Zero Day (http://www.zdnet.com/article/coldroot-nasty-mac-trojan-went-undetected-for-years/) Macs have been targets of the “Bad Guys” for years. Only recently has a very old Trojan seen the light of day: Coldroot. These types of Trojans can act as key loggers (logging everything you type) and even act as the user with full […]

  • Microsoft Releases More Win10 Updates

    Paul Thurrott (http://www.thurrott.com) just reported that Microsoft has updated the shipping versions of Windows 10 again this month. It’s another Cumulative Update so you’ll need to reboot your machine after the update gets installed. With all the Bad Guy activity going on, it’s not really surprising to me. While it’s a pain in the rear […]

  • Another Day, Another Ransomware Attack: “Nyetya”

    The Bad Guys know no shame. It appears they’re going to try every one of the tricks that was leaked from the NSA tool kit. Oh, goody. I’m saying “nyet” to “Nyetya”. If you have servers (or even one server) you need to make sure you have all the latest patches from your Server Software […]