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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Google play store is full of fake apps and its getting a lot of downloads. It seems to me that these games may appeal to kids. Please exercise caution when downloading apps or when your kids play with your phone.
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.
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
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
Three good sites that you can use to check any website to see how secure it is: SSL Labs can be used to check site certificate and provides a security grade. Virus Total can be used to check how clean a web site or a file is. Fake spot can be used to check how … Continue reading Web Check
Not all VPN service providers are created equal. There are a few that were found recently to have IP leak and other issues. A researcher has put together a list of VPN that he tested here (list is incomplete due to limited funds). His article can be found here. Personally I use ProXPN, Tunnel Bear, … Continue reading VPN
New variant of the FakeBank have been found active in South Korea. FakeBank will superimpose a fake login in screen on top of your banking app and the new variant will also intercept out going calls to your bank and routed to scammers. Scammers can also all you and make it look like its your … Continue reading FakeBank