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A Need for Monitoring without Administration

There was a report recently that a number of US government agencies were hacked through a network management system. Apparently Solarwinds had their code hacked, and this resulted in a backdoor being distributed to customers via software updates. There is … Continue reading

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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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