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The Under Armour subsidiary MyFitnessPal has officially confirmed the theft of account data for over 150 million users. The MyFitnessPal Hack In February 2018, unknown actors accessed the protected data of MyFitnessPal (MFP), a fitness app owned by the sportswear...read more
So I've recently had to lock down a public-facing CentOS server. Always a fun process, as I'm sure you know. When all was said and done, I created a quick checklist for my next Linux server hardening project. I'm of course keeping it general; everyone's purpose,...read more
In the days following the latest Facebook scandal, in which we learned that Cambridge Analytica collected and misused the personal data of potentially 50 million American Facebook users, we have seen: A large social media trend, #DeleteFacebook, Facebook's estimated...read more
On February 28th, 2018, GitHub reported that it experienced the largest DDoS attack on record, with a maximum volume of 1.35Tbps. The GitHub Attack Process Many applications use a memory caching system called "memcached". Administrators set up a memcached server in...read more
Researchers at Stanford recently published a paper exploring the harvesting of demographic information from an unlikely source: Google Street View. By using a method of deep learning called "Convolutional Neural Networks", the researchers successfully determined what...read more
Extreme Weather WILL happen. Cyber Attacks WILL happen. WILL You be Prepared WHEN they strike?? In this blog, I compare cyber threats and natural disasters to explain why a cybersecurity strategy is an important component of business risk management. You can take a...read more
The implementation deadline for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming soon. Most of us in the US are probably not yet ready for the potential business impact of the new European data privacy regulation with global reach. Most of you...read more
Over the past few weeks, T-Mobile users have reported receiving strange texts warning them of "phone number port out scans". What's Happening at T-Mobile? T-Mobile has confirmed that they have been sending out texts warning their customer base of an uptrend in phone...read more