Results for tag: security

The man behind the Love Bug.

A Wired journalist tracks down the author of the infamous Love Bug trojan that brought down millions of computers 20 years ago and made the news worldwide.

Linked on the 1st of October, 2020 Details

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It’s a long one but well worth the read. Quite a story and also a warning to all those businesses pushing security work down the line.
Linked on the 29th of August, 2018 Details

An Elaborate Hack Shows How Much Damage IoT Bugs Can Do

“We’re looking at a fitness tracker hacking a smart speaker, a smart speaker hacking a thermostat, and the thermostat hacking the rest of the network.”
Linked on the 16th of April, 2018 Details

Tables ranking various service providers for security and privacy: email, vpn, password management, etc.
Linked on the 3rd of April, 2018 Details

Now even YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency miners

Yet another reason to make sure you’re running an ad blocker.
Linked on the 27th of January, 2018 Details

You need an ad blocker

Ad networks, marketing services and the websites using their products regularly complain about the prevalence of ad-blocker use among their visitors. Comparing it to theft of services.

Published on the 31st of December, 2017 Read full post