Tag Archives: Risk Assessment

Had You Heard?

Dan Goodin posted a rather scary article on Ars Technica, just in time to ruin lunch! New exploit leaves most Macs vulnerable to permanent backdooring starts: Macs older than a year are vulnerable to exploits that remotely overwrite the firmware … Continue reading

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More on iCloud Security & the “Breach”

#128279715 / gettyimages.com First off, here’s a link to the post on the Apple Web site: Apple update on iCloud.com security. Next, Sean Gallagher, on Ars Technica, posted a great user-friendly summary of a piece on greatfire.org, which tells us … Continue reading

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iOS 7 Security Flaw

It lives in MobileSafari and affects, among other things, how PDF files are handled; this was fixed in iOS 8. Robert Lemos posted on ArsTechnica this morning: Can’t upgrade to iOS 8? Beware bugs in the system. However, it’s probably … Continue reading

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Further Heartbleed Info

I’ll add things as I find ’em, or as they’re suggested. And remember, always think, lest you be clinked! Brett Brennan, one of my brothers-in-law, is a major geek (big data, even bigger databases, that sort of thing) (come to … Continue reading

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