Tag Archives: security

Prized PII

If I asked you what specific type of information criminals would like to capture about you, what would be your response? Take a minute and think of something and then leave it in a comment after reading the rest of … Continue reading

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Completely Encrypted Data

I remember reading about, and doing some message exchange, with PGP, in the 90s. At the time I worked in a utility company and my boss and I were interested in whether encryption might be something we should implement. At … Continue reading

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Detecting Logins

Do you have a login on any of your SQL Server instances that is named “default”? If you do, you might have an issue with the MrbMiner malware that has infected a number of SQL Server instances. This adds a … Continue reading

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The Real Life Software Movie Plot

It wasn’t that long ago that Firewall was released. In it, a security executive has his family taken hostage, with the plot being that the executive will help the criminals rob the bank that he’s spent years protecting or his … Continue reading

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