Monday, July 17, 2023

Like stealing healthcare data from a law firm

from here and here

Apparently if you suffer a data breach, the data in question may at some point end up in the hands of a law firm. The problem, however, is that law firms are not magically secure, so it's possible for the data to be stolen a second time - which one law firm is finding out the hard way. As data breaches continue I have a feeling we may see this happen more frequently.

Thursday, July 13, 2023

The patches that never end

from here and here

Maybe you thought Internet Explorer would be ancient history by now, but unfortunately Microsoft is still making security updates for it.

Worst Wifi Password Ever

Watch on YouTube

Tricky passwords can be a double-edged sword. You have to make sure they aren't more trouble than they're worth.

Monday, July 3, 2023

Someone needs a longer sentence

from here and here

I've heard of individuals being threatened and harassed online before, but a dictionary? That takes a special sort of irrationality, which you'd think would make them extra dangerous, but apparently the judge felt otherwise.

Protection isn't always effective

found on Dump A Day

Something that we must all keep in mind is that there is no protective measure that is perfect. They all fail under the right (wrong) circumstances.