Kodi Data Breach

Ravie Lakshmanan is reporting for The Hacker News: 400K User Records and private messages have been stolen. If you are a victim, hopefully, you are using a password management application. Start changing your passwords.

Germany battles Hydra

Germany seizes 2.3 Million from Hydra In a headline straight out of the Marvel Universe, bleepingcomputer.com is reporting “Germany takes down Hydra, world’s largest darknet market”.  According to Bleeping Computers article, German Authorities seized 543 bitcoins – thats 2.3 Million dollars by todays conversion rate. 

Short Passwords are Easier than ever to Hack


If you want to be successful online, it’s essential to take precautions to protect your personal information. Failing to do so can quickly ruin any progress you make. According to Hive Systems, advances in graphics processing technology have made it easier for hackers to crack passwords using brute force techniques. A recent report claims that […]

Bitwarden: Emergency Access


Bitwarden’s Emergency Access feature can help us manage our online lives securely and easily in case of an emergency. With so much of our lives online, life’s emergencies can be a challenge. Bitwarden is a password manager that helps users manage their online lives. It allows users to create and store passwords, and share passwords […]

Apple’s macOS 12 releases today

macOS Monterey

Apple’s long-anticipated macOS Monterey is scheduled to release today 10/25/21. Announced during Apple’s worldwide developer conference in June of 2021 and after a long public beta, the new macOS will release as version 12.01. All new operating systems releases require caution, and as always they offer compelling new features. Wait or go now! The long […]

Apple Updates

Apple Devices

Critical Apple updates have been published by Apple. Prompt updating of your critical devices is always recommended.

Why did Colonial Pipeline Pay the Ransom?

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Bloomberg recently detailed the circumstances of Colonial Pipeline’s payment to the hacking organization that brought down their pipeline. Why would a company decide it is in their best interest to pay a ransom? Company’s end up paying more often than one would think, they often do so, because restoring their business operations is critical and […]