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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 50 Security Updates

By Carl Keyser on Jun 14, 2021 12:55:39 PM

Microsoft has released a WHOPPING 50 security updates! This most recent "Patch Tuesday" focused on patching everything from remote code execution (RCE), denial-of-service, privilege escalation, and memory corruption problems.

Topics: Microsoft Patch Tuesday
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Patch, Patch, Patch! Google Chrome Zero Day Vulnerability Uncovered!

By Carl Keyser on Jun 11, 2021 4:52:39 PM

Are you a Chrome user? If so you better update your software. Google has just announced a new software update that's designed to take care of a critical flaw in the software's Javascript engine (among other things).

Topics: google CVE-2021-30551
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RockYou2021: 8.4 Billion Passwords Leaked

By Carl Keyser on Jun 8, 2021 10:14:32 AM


A 100GB text file has been leaked on the dark web and it contains 8.4 BILLION passwords.  I'll say again...ugh.

According to a report by, the passwords included are all between 6-20 characters long with non-ASCII characters and white spaces removed.

Topics: Data Breach Password Security Leaked Credentials
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Amazon Sidewalk: What You Should Know...

By Carl Keyser on Jun 7, 2021 11:42:38 AM

Amazon just announced a new product. It's called "Sidewalk," and it's designed to provide internet service to remote Amazon devices (think Echos, Ring cameras, security lights, etc) via your neighbor's Amazon devices, and in turn, their internet connection.

Topics: Amazon Sidewalk
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Halfway Through 2021: 30 Cybersecurity Breaches of Note

By Carl Keyser on Jun 1, 2021 10:20:18 AM

As we enter the second half of 2021, I thought it'd be good to summarize 30 of the most noteworthy security breaches we've seen so far this year. 30...THIRTY.  I'd love to say it's unbelievable but's not.

Topics: Hacked PII Data Data Breach Breached
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Zeppelin Reunites...the Ransomware. Not the Band. Sorry.

By Carl Keyser on May 24, 2021 3:23:47 PM

I apologize to all of you Led Zepplinists in the audience, but I couldn't help myself. A fairly recent form of ransomware, called Zeppelin (duh) has reared its ugly head once again.

Topics: VPN Phishing Ransomware VegaLocker

WMUR Interview

By Carl Keyser on May 24, 2021 9:28:24 AM

Security7 was on TV this past weekend! Watch Jay Smith, our President of Sales talk with Fred Kocher of WMUR to talk about Ransomware and the general state of Cybersecurity!

Topics: Ransomware Interview WMUR Television