Social Engineering Explained

Social engineering is the term used to describe manipulating others in to providing or doing things on your behalf.  In popular culture, it is most commonly associated with cyber criminals but in reality many of the techniques used are similar to those used by confidence artists (“con artists”) for decades. Given then the widespread use…

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Remote iPhone Hack

Ian Beer of Google’s Project Zero recently posted an article describing a vulnerability in iPhones allowing for a remote explotation, a simple video he posted on YouTube really demonstrates the terrifying scope of this vulnerability.  In it 26 iPhones of various types are laid out on the flaw with a laptop in shot with some additional…

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SolarWinds Supply Chain Breach: The Worst in History?

SolarWinds touts its Orion enterprise monitoring software as providing a single pane of glass solution, that has quickly turned in to a single glass of pain. A sophisticated supply chain attack against the product has resulted in at least one – and almost certainly hundreds more – high profile breaches, including FireEye, a respected cyber…

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