Password management made easy

Password management made easy

So. Many. Passwords. And they have to be long and complex. How the heck is anyone supposed to remember any of their passwords, much less all of them? Don’t fret; I got your back. It’s time to start using a… Password Manager A password manager is a...
Google Docs Phishing Attack

Google Docs Phishing Attack

If you opened a Google Doc from someone today you were probably part of a phishing attack that spread like wildfire across the Internet. Good news, though: Google has blocked the vector for the attack this afternoon. Here’s their official statement: “We have...
Safe Enough

Safe Enough

The Case for Imperfect Cyber Security Imagine this scenario: Deep underground, in the bowels of Cheyenne Mountain, in one of the United State’s government’s most secure and shielded facilities, there’s a vault. The vault is guarded with lasers and...
Sneaky Bastards

Sneaky Bastards

Browser URL Hack Affects Chrome, Firefox This is one of those moments I can’t decide whether I’m more frustrated or impressed by the latest cyber attack out there. Frustrated, because: What, the Internet wasn’t dangerous enough already? Sheesh....

Set appropriate user permissions

That’s solid advice for bustin’ paranormal chops, but bad for keeping your computer safe. Lemme ‘splain: Bad guys with good permissions When your computer gets infected (or hacked, or…), the malware runs with the same permissions that you have....