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Good and Bad of Google’s Project Zero Vulnerability Disclosure Changes

19 Apr 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Google’s infamous Project Zero vulnerability research team recently announced it is changing its disclosure policy to be more friendly to product vendors.  But is that good for cybersecurity? In this week’s video, I discuss the pro’s and con’s of th...

Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks: News & Protection

14 Apr 2021 5 minute read 6 comments MintDice.com

When the government, especially the US government, discusses the crime associated with Bitcoin, they usually talk about terrorism and illegal substances. But the truth is, the greatest dangers from crime associated to Bitcoin have nothing to do with...

Zoom Critical Vulnerability Discovered

12 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

A new vulnerability has been discovered in the popular Zoom online conferencing tool that allows an attacker complete remote control over the targeted system, without any involvement by the user.  As vulnerabilities go, this is pretty bad.  But ther...

Stopping the Runaway Ransomware Epidemic

6 Apr 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

How do governments effectively blunt the growth of ransomware?  There is a path, but it does not involve outlawing cryptocurrency! I see many government politicians positioning a ban of cryptocurrency as a solution for ransomware.  That would simply...

Chaining Exploits are Taking Vulnerabilities to a New Level

30 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Cyberattacks are leaping ahead in sophistication and the industry is not prepared. As an example, Google Project Zero team recently detected attackers that exploited a combination of seven previously unknown vulnerabilities (0-days) to hack fully pa...

6 things to keep your devices safe in your online life

24 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments KostasFrag

Everyday all of us hear about hackers, attacks in public sector and in big companies around the world, ransomwares, the deep and dark web, cybercriminals…. There is no doubt that cybercrime increases rapidly every year. There are a few simple things...

The Top Six Tips for Cryptocurrency Security

20 Mar 2021 4 minute read 3 comments Austin Reihl

One of the most advantageous aspects of using cryptocurrency is the level of security afforded to users. However, we have all seen the countless amount of reports – horror stories, where investors and traders lose the entirety of their crypto portfol...

DeepFakes – the Digital Future of Forgery

17 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

DeepFake technology is readily accessible and rapidly increasing in its capabilities. It will be used for both entertainment and malicious activities. In today's short video I talk about some of the misuse we are already seeing and how there are cou...

Concerns of a New Digital Cold War

15 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Nations may be defining what are acceptable targets for digital attacks against adversaries.  We are likely to see nation sponsored or directed attacks against critical infrastructures that could escalate and cause cascading impacts around the globe...

Cyber Threats Porting Malware to Apple Chips

10 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Matthew Rosenquist

Cyber threats are adapting their malware to work on new Apple chips that will power their products.  The shift to a multi-architecture design will allow attackers to target the next generation of Apple systems and potentially exploit any discovered...