Tag Archives: security

IT Staffer Fired

In the early 2000s, it seemed that many companies were hit with a rash of virus attacks on their networks. Certainly the SQL Slammer worm affected many of us, and it was a memorable week for me. I returned from … Continue reading

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Phishing Defenses

I wrote recently about an attack on utility companies by crafting a clever email aimed at specific engineers. That could easily happen with software developers and IT pros, which is why I think it pays to be extra cautious when … Continue reading

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Changing Git Credentials in Windows

tl;dr For Windows when you need a different account. I had to work with a new GitHub account recently and needed to add a separate account. I worked through that process and managed to get things to work with a … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

We know that the online world is dangerous, with the number and variety of threats constantly increasing. For years, phishing with email has been a favorite tactic of hackers. Most of these emails are poorly written, and IT professionals often … Continue reading

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