Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday Squid Blogging: "How the Squid Lost Its Shell"

Interesting essay by Danna Staaf, the author of Squid Empire. (I mentioned the book two weeks ago.) As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered. Read my blog posting guidelines here....

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Supply-Chain Attack Hits Maker of Popular MacOS Apps

Eltima Software, a maker of popular applications for macOS, had its website compromised by hackers who replaced the installers for two of its applications with trojanized versions. This is the latest in a string of software supply-chain attacks that happened this year and which affected consumers and companies alike. Abusing the trust between users and..

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Security+ Domain #6: Cryptography

Cryptography falls into the sixth and last domain of CompTIA’s Security+ exam (SYO-401) and contributes 12% to the exam score. The Security+ exam tests the candidate’s knowledge of cryptography and...

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Joy of Tech®, Social Media Guilt

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Via the combinatorial comic noggins of Nitrozac and Snaggy at The Joy of Tech®.

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Manage Samba File Server Access from the Cloud

Can you manage on-prem Samba file server access from the cloud? This is a question that many IT admins are asking as they look to shift more of their infrastructure...

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Security+ Domain #5: Access control and Identity Management

Introduction The “access control and identity management” domain is aimed at teaching and testing on industry-accepted practices, such as determining and implementing good password policies,...

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More trouble in Google Play land

After our mobile security experts repeatedly discovered adware on several apps on the Google Play store, our friends at Symantec have unearthed at least eight malicious apps that are found capable of adding affected mobile devices to a botnet.

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