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Credit Stuffing Scheme Hits Chipolte.com Users Right Where it Hurts...

Right in their wallets! What'd you think I was going to say? Sheesh.

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Careful What You Say Alexa...Amazon May be Listening...

Yep...you heard that right.

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Backstory from Chronicle: What You Need to Know

Back on March 6th, I wrote a blog article introducing our readers to Backstory, a new security offering from Chronicle.

I promised when more information was available we'd update you accordingly. And that time, dear reader, is now.

First off, I recommend you watch Backstory's introductory webinar. I've embedded it below. It's about an hour long, and it's very informative. They do a better job explaining their product than I'll ever be able to:

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April Fools! City of Albany NY Attacked by Ransomware

Talk about an April Fools Day joke for the City of Albany, NY!

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Norsk Hydro LockerGoga Update

I wrote a bit last week about Norsk Hydro's encounter with LockerGoga, a newish form of Ransomware.

DarkReading.com has posted an insightful look at LockerGoga that I found to be rather interesting. The article makes six key revelations regarding the strain of ransomware. I thought I'd offer my own take on them here.

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Facebook Stored User Account Passwords in Plain Text File FOR YEARS

I'm going to be blunt: if you're still using Facebook you should probably have your head examined. They're absolutely reckless when it comes to their end user's security.

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Hackers: Black Hats, Gray Hats, White Hats, Oh My!

(This image has almost NOTHING to do with the blog post)

It's funny sometimes how we categorize things. As a species that is. It's a quirk of ours. We're the only animals on the planet that does it.

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