by Paul Ducklin There are plenty of military puns in operating system history. Unix famously has a whole raft of personnel known as Major Number, who organise the batallions of devices such as disk drives, keyboards and webcams in your system. Microsoft once struggled with the apparently incompetent General Failure, . . . Read more
Seems the crooks implanted a keylogger via a vulnerable media app (LastPass politely didn’t say which one!) on a developer’s home computer.
Another day, another “sophisticated” attack. This time, the company has handily included some useful advice along with its mea culpa…
New report admits that attackers were detected in the network about three months ago, and may have been attacking for about three years.
Reddit is suggesting three tips as a follow-up to this breach. We agree with two of them but not with the third…
Undercover Austrian “controlled data buy” leads to Amsterdam arrest and ongoing investigation. Suspect is said to steal and sell all sorts of data, including medical records.
We were going to write, “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more”… but it seems to go without saying these days.
Once more, it’s time for Shakespeare’s words: Once more unto the breach…
They’re saying “rotate secrets”… in plain English, they mean “change your credentials”. The company has a tool to help you find them all.
If the crooks have connected up your phone number and your Twitter handle… what could go wrong?