Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

When cybersecurity marketing goes bad

from here and here (source: my inbox)

Is it legit? Were they spoofed? I don't know and I have no intention of looking more closely at the unwanted message to find out. It turns out Fishtech Group is a real cybersecurity organization and it should not come as a surprise that unsolicited email is not a good way for such an organization to raise awareness of their offerings. 

Ransomware sticker

Product Page

Are you aware of ransomware? Do you want to make other people aware of it too? Maybe this sticker can help.

Monday, April 19, 2021

More like mobile mal-wear

from here and here (image source)

That's not going to protect the device or the person. 

This cartoon is a gun

found on Imgur

Being able to accurately identify threats is a key part in protecting yourself from those threats. If you can't identify them then you're not going to be able to protect yourself or others, no matter how violently hyper-vigilant you are.

Friday, April 16, 2021

What could possibly go wrong?

from here (image source)

People often make the same fundamental mistakes over and over again. Using protective measures without understanding how they work and how they can fail is one of those mistakes. I'm sure security cable is adequate to protect many things, but a tool capable of cutting through that security cable requires something different to protect it.

Times were simpler then

found on Reddit

Thursday, April 15, 2021

They should at least hunt for backdoors

from here

I suppose it's still an open question how the attacker penetrated their corporate security, but yet another dating site has been hacked.

Here's how the delayed disconnect phone scam works

Watch on YouTube

Oh great, yet another telephone scam to look out for. Be careful out there.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Insider threat

from here and here (image source)

Rather than a wolf in sheep's clothing, it's a kitty in wolf's clothing (or very nearly so).

You might be thinking, what possible threat could the cat pose to the dogs? But they can and do and that's without a disguise.