During the last 6 to 8 days my internet WAN connection on my router keeps going in and out and as hard as I try, I could not find any clear cause. Two days ago when I was watching baseball game I noticed the WAN connection that goes from the FIOS router to my Synology … Continue reading Battery Backup Uninterruptible Power Supply
There are many makers of home routers and it seems like D-Link does not care about security. D-Link have eight routers that have problems and after about nine month they have not fix any of the problems. All I have to say is that if D-Link don't care about the consumers we shall give them … Continue reading Home Routers
University of Florida researchers have developed a device that can detect most ATM, gas pump and point of sale skimmers.
If you ever get a CD and USB drive in the mail that your not expecting do not put it in your computer as it will most likely contain malware. Even if the letter or package comes from someone you know, call that person to confirm that they did send it. But the best way … Continue reading Got CD and USB Drive in the Mail?
Study shows that about two thirds of second hand storage devices still contain personal data that are trivial to recover. Always remember to completely wipe your storage device before you sell it or giving it away.
A mal-doer with physical access to a locked Windows 10 computer can use a Cortana bug and let the mal-doer change password on a locked computer. The latest patch Tuesday fixed this issue. Anyone using windows 10 should update as soon as possible.
D-Link DIR-620 routers contains a backdoor account was discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. Firmware that was found to have the backdoor are 1.0.3, 1.0.37, 1.3.1, 1.3.3, 1.3.7, 1.4.0, and 2.0.22. D-Link have no plans to update the firmware due to the age of the router. If you have one of the DIR-620 I would not … Continue reading D-Link Backdoor
Chili's reported that malware had breached its payment system and stolen credit card and debt card information. Breach happened between March to April 2018. Incident disclosure from Chili's
California DMV uses convergepay for credit card processing. I just ran a check of that site on SSL Labs to check the certificate and security and the grade was a C. This server is vulnerable to the POODLE attack. There is no support for secure renegotiation This server does not support Forward Secrecy with the … Continue reading California DMV
Unless you know for sure that you are going to use UPnP (universal plug and play), always disable it on your router. With UPnP turned on your inviting every one to your router.