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Cyberattacks and How To Protect Your Computer and Data – Part 3 of 3

  If you have been following this blog series, you know that the first blog discussed the cyberattack kill chain and how hackers target individuals and systems and the second blog covered common cyberattacks and how they are perpetrated and identified. In this final post, I am going to discuss what users can do to harden their

Cyberattacks and How To Protect Your Computer and Data – Part 2 of 3

  In my first blog, I discussed the cyber kill chain and how hackers move through predictable steps to launch an attack against a target. In that blog, I used the example of an author who was targeted because of their controversial writings and the author’s system was compromised with ransomware. In this second post,

Cyberattacks and How To Protect Your Computer and Data – Part 1 of 3

  Cyberattacks and data breaches are unfortunately commonplace in the daily news cycle. Many of us have had our personal, healthcare, and financial data breached so much that we are used to receiving letters notifying us of unauthorized disclosures or getting signed up for yet another credit monitoring service. Cybercrime is out of control and

The digital breadcrumbs in the Parkland, FL shooting: Were they followed?

  As more details emerge from the horrible mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, one item of interest is a YouTube comment left on a channel created by a man named Ben Bennight of Mississippi. Mr. Bennight noticed a disturbing comment left by someone with the YouTube account name of “Nikolas Cruz”

iOS 11 Parental Control Settings

  I have discussed here and here many of the dangers that kids face when trying to navigate technology and the Internet and some ideas for parents on how to mitigate these risks.  Parents have several choices available to them for parental controls on iOS devices and for this post, I tried several of the