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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
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.
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.