The Great Russia Hack 3: The Solarwinds Story

The Great Russia Hack 3: The Solarwinds Story

If you’ve been following along, then you know that Russian hackers slipped malware into Solarwinds updates that went out to 18,000 corporate customers and government agencies last year. I hear you saying, whoa, slow down, cowboy! The hackers “slipped malware” into the...
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,...