Just got my SQRL identity. Saw the creator Steve Gibson last night and am hoping this technology will take off. Once it takes off web and enterprise login will be much easier and secure. More information on SQRL.
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I have been using this little wonder for a few years now and I really love it. This device is perfect for traveling or just away from home. It sits between your device and the dangerous hotel WiFi. It is capital portal friendly, has VPN and TOR support. VPN service are provided by WiFiConsulting Inc. … Continue reading Tiny Hardware Firewall
There are fake Amazon order confirmation email showing up on people's inboxes. If you click on it you will get a banking trojan. It is affecting Windows OS since the trojan is a exe file. Best practice is never click on the link to check your order. Best way to check is to go to … Continue reading Fake Amazon Confirmation
List of the most popular passwords of 2018. 123456 password 123456789 12345678 12345 111111 1234567 sunshine qwerty iloveyou Password manager is the way to go now a days. I have been using LastPass and love it.
This post has been updated. Here is the latest post. California DMV uses convergepay for credit card processing. I just re-ran a check of that site on SSL Labs to check the certificate and security and the grade was a B (it was previously a C). There is no support for secure renegotiation This server … Continue reading California DMV (updated)
It was just reported by Ars Tecchnica that there is a massive router hack that affected 45,000 routers. The hackers used the EthernalBlue (a NSA tool) to hack the routers. The attack target routers UPnP (universal plug and play). I suggest that everyone should turn off UPnP unless you really need it. I you think … Continue reading Mass Router Hack
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
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.