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Facing Up to Facebook

Posted by David Harley on November 12, 2015

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Not a Facebook user? Don’t be so sure: there’s logging in, and there’s an ‘untrusted login’. Apparently.

Support Scams: Talos Takes Note

Posted by David Harley on November 6, 2015

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A blog article by Talos on support scams is a useful addition to the body of work on such scams and scammers that already exists.

Team Cymru’s View on Hello Barbie

Posted by David Harley on November 5, 2015

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Team Cymru’s take on the Hello Barbie story

Backdoor Barbie: Let’s Go Party

Posted by David Harley on November 2, 2015

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Is your home still your castle, or are there Barbie-arians at the gates?

Safe Harbor, Pearl Harbor

Posted by David Harley on October 26, 2015

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The bombing of Safe Harbor: the view from Microsoft

Cyberjargon and 100% Security

Posted by David Harley on October 23, 2015

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Further to the post Music, Security, and a Nice Cup of Tea, I just came across this very-much-to-the-point post by Kurt Wismer, specially for those of us who are thoroughly annoyed by the addition of the word ‘cyber’ all over the place as if it actually explained something. I look forward to a sequel featuring the […]

Support Scams: Splashes in the Phish Pool

Posted by David Harley on October 21, 2015

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Dan Goodin wrote yesterday for Ars Technica that Support scams that plagued Windows users for years now target Mac customers, complete with a Malwarebytes screenshot of a fake Safari alert. In fact, Malwarebytes has, for quite a while, been reporting the way in which support scammers have added pop-up alerts to their armoury, although I still see […]

Music, Security, and a Nice Cup of Tea

Posted by David Harley on October 19, 2015

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Music as a tool for improving security? No wonder the security industry has made all those YouTube videos.

iOS and Malware

Posted by David Harley on October 15, 2015

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iOS, AV, and why I don’t (usually) make product recommendations.

IoT Hacking: Surviving an Online World

Posted by David Harley on October 13, 2015

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Today has been a good day for panic (for tomorrow we die). Plane hacking, sea port hacking, even EEG hacking. Let’s go down singing.