Windows 7 Support ends 14th January 2020

As I have blogged on two previous occasions, support for Windows 7 ends on 14th January 2020. This means: All patching of security flaws ends and you will not receive any further patches from 14th January 2020 being the last patch Tuesday that will include widely available Windows 7 patchesMicrosoft Security Essentials also retires on... Continue Reading →

Industrial Hacking

I don't normally comment on specific news stories on here (that is what our Twitter account is for), but this one was of particular interest. Earlier this year an Israeli intelligence expert named Tal Dilian (co-founder of Circles Technologies – a surveillance firm) showed off his van with surveillance equipment worth $9 million in Cyprus.... Continue Reading →

Thanks to all our Followers

I would like to thank all our followers for their support in 2019. And for those of you who follow us on WordPress and Twitter a special thank you. As we are coming to the close of 2019, we are reviewing what happened throughout the year and we will be publishing our findings in a... Continue Reading →

New Feature – e-Books

This is not one of our typical blogs. We are announcing a new feature on our website today. We intend to compile and publish a number of e-books providing guidance on a number of topics in Cyber Security and Privacy. At this point this is a proof of concept (POC) to see if this approach... Continue Reading →

Open Redirects & Malware Installers

This week I noticed a report on how malware could be downloaded and installed using an Open Redirect from Cisco. Lets first define what an Open Redirect is. An open redirect is when a legitimate site allows unauthorized users to create URLs on that site to redirect visitors to other sites. For example, Google has... Continue Reading →

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