Historically Dangerous Bug Goes Mostly Unnoticed: Corporations and Government Agencies Prepare for Attacks

Last month, Microsoft announced that it had patched one of the most dangerous bugs ever discovered. On the ten point bug severity scale, this bug attained a 10. However, unless you work in cybersecurity, you probably never heard of Zerologon. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, most people don't worry about … Continue reading Historically Dangerous Bug Goes Mostly Unnoticed: Corporations and Government Agencies Prepare for Attacks

Excel Maldocs Avoid Spam Filters and Antivirus Software

Everyone receives phishing emails with shady attachments, but most people never see them because they are shunted into the spam folder. Even if you go to the spam folder, it is unlikely you'll ever see the attachments themselves. Yahoo won't allow you to download any attachment found in the spam folder. Gmail gives you the … Continue reading Excel Maldocs Avoid Spam Filters and Antivirus Software

Your Password is Probably Safe, Unless…

If you go to the site, How Secure is My Password?, you can find out how long it would take for your password to be guessed by a computer. Apparently, I have nothing to worry about. Then again, as someone who writes on cybersecurity, I'm unusually careful. I wouldn't even go to this site without … Continue reading Your Password is Probably Safe, Unless…