June 5, 2019

This Windows Flaw Is So Bad, Even the NSA Is Begging You to Update

  About three weeks ago the BlueKeep security vulnerability was revealed to the public and a patch was released by Microsoft. Not just for the newer systems but also for...
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May 29, 2019

Leaky Chinese database exposes 42.5 million records from data apps

An unsecured Elastic database located in China has leaked 42.5 million records of dating app users, most of them American. From a SC Magazine news article:   “The strange thing...
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May 24, 2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update Problems: How To Fix Them

Some users are experiencing issues after installing the May 2019 Microsoft updates. Generally making sure all the updates are completely installed resolves the issues. In case you are still having...
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May 22, 2019

Lessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a virulent strain of ransomware attacks targeting the public sector. From a new Forbes news article:   "The city that...
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May 17, 2019

Baltimore ransomware attack preventing family of 4 from moving

A Baltimore couple can not close on a home sale in Baltimore due to the ransomware attack making real estate transactions in the city not possible.  I can't imagine not...
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May 13, 2019

‘We’re going to get them’: Baltimore Mayor Young vows to go after hackers who disrupted city systems

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young vowed Friday to go after hackers who infiltrated and disrupted the city government’s technology systems — and pledged again to refuse to pay their...
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May 9, 2019

Verizon Data Breach Report: Espionage, C-Suite and Cloud Attacks on the Rise

Cloud misconfigurations, business email compromise (BEC) and intellectual property theft are all up in the Verizon DBIR 2019 from last year.  From  a Threat Post article:   "Financially motivated attacks...
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