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Building Smart Cities of the Future Takes a Team of Experts

18 Feb 2021 1 minute read 14 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Today I am honored to join the World Smart Cities Economic Development Commission Advisory Board of the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), a partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), to support job growth, dig...

V1.11 Release - Improved Keycard Support & More

18 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Status Community Updates

The team continues to make progress in improving Status and bringing fun, sticky, private, secure communication. In a relatively small release, 1.11 allows anyone with an existing Status account to migrate their keys onto a Keycard as well as Giphy s...

More Supply-Chain Cyberattacks are in the Wind

17 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

It appears France is the main victim for this recent attack which has several uncanny similarities to the SolarWinds exploitation that exposed thousands of U.S. government agencies, critical infrastructure organizations, and major businesses.  Let m...

Security?

13 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Yesterday for lunch I went on a walk around the Capitol for the first time since all of the walls went up around it. For those of you who do not know there are now two layers of unscalable fencing surrounding the area. The first wall or line of it wa...

CBDC: Securing the Immutable Ledger

12 Feb 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Craig Borysowich

There are two things at odds in developing a secure, immutable ledger of transactions for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).  You want the immutability and security of decentralized cryptocurrencies, but you also want the centralized control of...

Amplify Exchange Scam

10 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Michael_Brown

For the first time, I believe I have just been made a victim of crypto fraud. I purchased some coins for a couple of hundred pounds about a year ago from amplifyexchange.com, and thought I would transfer them from the exchange as they no longer had a...

Safety Risks Rise Due to Critical Infrastructure Cyber Attacks

9 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Matthew Rosenquist

The recent attempt by malicious hackers to poison a Florida city water supply, highlights the public risks and exposure of critical infrastructures.  Luckily, this incident was detected by an observant technician and mitigated before people were hur...

Chromium patch time

1 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment ircrp

[Browser Patch Time] If you are running on a Chromium based Browser you may want to ensure that you are on at least v87.0.4280.117 which patches a new attack variant on Network Address Translation (NAT) Slipstreaming vulnerability that is yet another...

Disrupted but Not Dead – Law Enforcement Scores a Big Win Against EMOTET Botnet

30 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Congrats to the multinational authorities who collaborated to defang the infrastructure of EMOTET, a hugely successful cybercriminal malware platform. Unfortunately, this win may be short-lived. The attackers behind EMOTET have shown great resilienc...

FLOYX - Crypto World! - Information security

29 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Chriss

Every week we see new social media, new sites, new blogs, appearing in the Crypto Universe! And I say AMAZING!  We need content, we need people who write concrete, relevant, interesting articles, but most of all, who present us with the thousands of...