A good website for a description of Meltdown and Spectre CPU attacks is here: https://meltdownattack.com/ What does this mean for home computer users? In short, check your manufacturer’s website for updates. You’ll likely have driver and bios updates available. This is something you should be doing anyway. Make sure your antivirus program is UP TO […]
A flaw has been found in WPA2, which is the protocol that secures modern protected WI-FI networks. Attackers can read data sent that was previously encrypted. There is *SOME* good news though, if your HTTPS session is configured correctly, that data sent between your browser and the server is still encrypted. (If the server wasn’t […]network, security, wireless
The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers so far in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft’s crucial security patches. WannaCry spread itself through computer networks using a standard sharing tool called Server Message Block. So even if you did everything right, if one person in […]ransomware, virus, worm
I saw this meme on facebook and it struck me. Are you still using the default username and password in your router? That’s a huge security risk. Need help changing it?
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