There is a new iPhone scam that the attacker send the victims a SMS text message stating that their "iPhoneID" is about to expire and there is a link for the victims to click on. This is a scam. Do not click on any link. If you get these type of text just delete it.
Month: September 2017
Apparently anyone can go on Experian web site and request anyone's credit freeze PIN. The information one would need are readily available on the Dark Web.
Many of us would use the router that our ISP give us to connect to the internet. We don't usually think about the security of the router. With the latest AT&T router backdoor, it is very important that we protect our privacy. Even if you have nothing to hide, you do not just give up … Continue reading Home Router Setup
A good tool published by the EFF for online privacy is Privacy Badger. It comes as a browser ad-on.
All Windows users don't forget to install the security patches just released.
143 Million records stolen. Social security number Address Driver license number (in some cases) 182,000 dispute document with personal information 209,000 credit card numbers Your should lock your credit with all three agencies. There is a small charge to lock but its well worth it.
We often bring home a WiFi router or get one from the ISP and not think too much about it. WiFi is one of the easiest penetration points into your home network. Below are a list of what you should do for your home WiFi. Do Not use WPS Do Not use WEP Do Not … Continue reading Home WiFi
Arris modems have three hardcoded backdoors. NGV589 and NVG599 Below are the backdoors: #1: SSH that use the default "remotessh/5SaP9I26" username and password. #2: Build in Web Server is vulnerable to a command injection flaw. #3: A well-crafted HTTP request sent via port 49152 will allow attackers to bypass the modem's internal firewall and open a TCP … Continue reading Arris Modems Backdoor