18 Feb 2014

Create iPhone Rootkits Like You’re the NSA

In a recently leaked document it was revealed that the NSA had a project called “Dropout Jeep”. The purpose of the program was to install a rootkit on an iPhone that would allow calls and other information to be intercepted, as well as enable the device as a microphone, track

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24 Jan 2014

New CryptoLocker Ransomware Variant Spread Through Yahoo Messenger

A new variant of the CryptoLocker malware has been discovered that uses Yahoo Messenger as its delivery mechanism and is targeting Windows systems.  My friends at NSHC in Singapore and Seoul have been battling with the malware that has hit a number of financial institutions throughout Asia Pacific. The variant infects

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14 Jan 2014

How Target’s Point-of-Sale System May Have Been Hacked

Target has not revealed much regarding how their massive data breach occurred. To date they have disclosed the breach included 40 million credit cards and 70 million personal records. Target has only stated that the point-of-sale systems were compromised by malware.

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10 Jan 2014

Keeping Your Child Safe in a Digital World – Free FBI Workshop

There will be a free two hour workshop in Portland on January 14th from 6:30 – 8:30PM that is open to the public. We will be discussing the risks posed to children online and provide tips for kids and their parents on how to stay safe.

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18 Nov 2013

Adobe Breach & Public Libraries: When DRM Attacks

We are a few weeks into the Adobe data breach and have seen the risks that it poses, however many think this breach only affects people who have purchased Adobe software. However, this is not the case. I was recently interviewed by a local news station regarding how the breach

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