Security is a complicated thing to deal with in the modern world. What we need now more than anything is education about what we face. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at some of the things that impact our secure world and an upcoming event that can shed some light on how to face those challenges.
The word is spreading on the Internet that respected secure email provider ProtonMail has been hacked by an anonymous group. A pastebin post claims that the company intentionally undermined its own security features, allowing the hacker group to infiltrate the front-end code and steal the passwords and data. They also make some wild claims about ProtonMail’s own activities and those of their users.
This is post 2 of 2 in the series “First Five” 1. Phishing TL;DR: Don’t click on the link! Don’t open that attachment. We’ve all been there: email from from someone we know; attachment that looks legit; click; Oh no! Now what? And phishing attacks have gotten more subtle and sophisticated. The most common type […]
Security is a dumpster fire, or is it somehow worse? Our esteemed guests discuss whether it’s actually many dumpster fires or some other form of refuse conflagration. It’s an invaluable and inflammable discussion.
Brandon Carroll of DataNetworkingTalk.com comments: In most cases the answer to that question is no. In fact, most of the time, an attack against the network is going to be performed using common attack vectors. Often times these attack vectors involve a human element that could have prevented the attack in the first place. What […]