My takeaways from last week – Nov 22, 2021

My last week's readings were a bit peculiar. Most covered personal privacy and life stories connected to cybersecurity. So I decided to focus this post on three privacy-related takeaways from last week. The first is connected to a story from the previous week: the attack on FBI's email servers and the false warnings sent to …

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My takeaways from last week – Nov 15, 2021

What if you get an email (genuinely) from FBI telling you about an ongoing cyber attack? Would you believe it? I think I would! ...but shouldn't. Read on to see why and also to get some quick takeaways from last week. On Friday, an incident involving the FBI email servers surfaced to the public audience. …

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My takeaways from last week – Nov 1, 2021

There is not boring week! By far, the most interesting news of the week for me is the Facebook renaming into Meta. But some other interesting topics caught my eyes in the past week. SEO (or SEO Poisonings in this case) becomes a tactic leveraged to deliver malware. The good old VPN is still good, …

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My takeaways from last week – Oct 4, 2021

Last week was a pretty busy one and had less time than usual to stay on top of industry developments. Though, I managed to sneak a few interesting reads on attacking two-factor authentication, a nasty vulnerability of Apple AirTag, and a major data breach missed for no less than 17 months. Here is my take …

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My takeaways from last week – Sept 27, 2021

Each Monday I'm publishing a list of quick thoughts and top readings on cybersecurity from the previous week. Here is my take from the week of September 20th: An excellent article on advanced phishing: Hackers Are Going ‘Deep-Sea Phishing,’ So What Can You Do About It? "Hackers are upping their game, using an approach I …

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