Chinese intelligence agencies are doctoring the Chinese National Vulnerabilities Database (CNNVD) to hide security flaws that government hackers might have an interest in. Once again China has give us even more evidence that they can never be trusted. Here is the report. Please note that in the linked web site they display the map of … Continue reading Chinese Database
Banking Trojans has been found on many low cost Android phones. Below are the list: Leagoo M5 Leagoo M5 Plus Leagoo M5 Edge Leagoo M8 Leagoo M8 Pro Leagoo Z5C Leagoo T1 Plus Leagoo Z3C Leagoo Z1C Leagoo M9 ARK Benefit M8 Zopo Speed 7 Plus UHANS A101 Doogee X5 Max Doogee X5 Max Pro … Continue reading Banking Trojan
On Frontier Communications billing statement the customer's PIN number to access the account is displayed. I have talked to Frontier on two occasions and even talked to the President's office and the repose was that it's for customer convenience and they never had problems with it in that past. PIN number should be displayed at … Continue reading Frontier Communication PIN
Bad actors is spreading malware via Word documents that will infect your computer without using macros. Part the problem was actually patched by the January path Tuesday. Always keep your computer patched Never open any e-mail attachments Use service such as Dropbox to send files.
Yet another ransomware. I am not surprised that a ransomware is popping up just about every day. Some tips on how to protect yourself: If you did not go looking for it, don't download it If your browser prompt that you need to update your Flash player, DON"T DO IT!!! Do not download any email … Continue reading Saturn Ransomware
Yet another Flash player zero day. The latest one is created by North Korean hackers. I recommend that we should all uninstall Flash. To uninstall Flash just go to Adobe web site and search "uninstall flash" and the first two results will be what you need. Remember to do the search in Adobe web site … Continue reading Adobe Flash Zero Day
I you are getting Social Security retirement money via direct deposit, you need to register yourself at SSA.GOV. Apparently crooks are registering people and hijacking their Social Security money. Brian Krebs has a very nice write at his site.
Steve Gibson of Gibson Research has written an excellent software to check if you have Spectre and Meltdown mitigation installed. The software will also let you know if your computer will take a performance hit and you can also turn off the mitigation if you choose to as well it gives you detailed information on … Continue reading Spectre and Meltdown Check
BitTorrent users beware, there is a flow that allow hackers to control your computer. Be sure to install updates.