Malware 101 – A Pocket Guide

This post is a general round up of the various types of malware that is in circulation today. Typical types of malware are: BackdoorsKey Loggers Ransom Ware Root Kits Trojan HorsesViruses WipersWorms. This can also include social engineering methods, which are often used to get the first foothold in installing some form of malware. Lets... Continue Reading →

Malware as a Service (MaaS)

In the era of cloud computing, where we see all forms of online services provided for a subscription, it is probably not surprising that we see dark net services providing malware as a service. While not necessarily something most of us would want to subscribe to, there are dark web sites that provide forms of... Continue Reading →

RDP Bug on Windows – Patch Now

In the past few weeks a highly dangerous vulnerability has been made public in older (and largely unsupported or near end of support) versions of Windows, namely: Windows Server 2008Windows 7 ProWindows 2003Windows XP Pro. This is being named 'BlueKeep' and has been proven to be remotely exploitable without any authentication. There are currently estimated... Continue Reading →

Precautions to Take with USB Devices

Today we totally rely on USB based devices to run our lives. Our phones charge using a USB cable, we connect flash drives through a USB connection to our PC's and phones. We even attach WiFi dongles and ethernet adaptors using USB. USB is also evolving into faster data transfer speeds to the point now... Continue Reading →

Using Free and Public WiFi Safely

I am guessing everyone at some point has connected their smart phone or laptop to a Free WiFi service in a coffee shop or a hotel and especially when travelling abroad where cellular data is prohibitively expensive? Free WiFi is everywhere these days, and is often a deciding factor whether or not to go into... Continue Reading →

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