Clouds of Dangerous TLStorm Appear on the Horizon

Probably everyone has heard of zero-day attacks. These are attacks that take advantage of previously unknown software or hardware vulnerabilities to accomplish their goals. However, these attacks are rare, generally coming from well-funded government or private hacking groups. Most serious cyberattacks occur when hackers exploit unpatched but known vulnerabilities. These attacks succeed in proportion to … Continue reading Clouds of Dangerous TLStorm Appear on the Horizon

Why an Attack on a Taiwanese Chipmaker May Affect You

Most people have probably never heard of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC). Most people would be surprised to learn that it is the seventh biggest tech firm in the world, placing just below Apple. In fact, according to Bloomberg, TMSC is the "sole maker of the iPhone’s main processor" and is currently preparing to begin … Continue reading Why an Attack on a Taiwanese Chipmaker May Affect You