The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

The Great Russia Hack 2: How’d They Do It?

Forget what you know about hacking. Nation-state hackers work at an entirely different level. Imagine that you get hacked – the bad guys get the password to your mailbox, say. The next step for most hacking attacks is that the bad guys do something that you will...
Rules For Computer And Online Safety 2021

Rules For Computer And Online Safety 2021

These are the rules for computer and online safety in 2021.  Only your vigilance will protect you against bad guys. You will be safe if you are cautious. Stop and think before you click on links, before you call unfamiliar phone numbers, before you install programs,...
The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

The 2020 Bruceb News Year In Review

We made it to the end of 2020! Almost done with Season 4 of the miniseries from hell, “The Decline And Fall Of The American Trumpire.” The next 29 days will move at a pace that makes glaciers look speedy, just like the last nine months. The best we can hope is that...
Cybercrime Is Boring

Cybercrime Is Boring

The phone rings. It’s a scammer. “I’m calling from Microsoft about a problem with your computer.” “I’m calling from the IRS to discuss your past-due tax bill.” “Would you like to contribute to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation?” Don’t sympathize with the...