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 does not support Forward Secrecy with the reference browsers. Server … Continue reading California DMV (updated)
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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.
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
Below information has been updated. Please refer to the latest write up. 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 … 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.
I Don't Internet of Things According to Darktrace, in 2017 a casino in North America was hacked and 10GB of high roller data was leaked. The hacker got into the casino network through a IOT device. The IOT device in question is the thermostat in the fish tank that's in the casino's lobby area. Always … Continue reading IDIOT