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Ransom Note

Recently I have received a lot of panicked calls from people who have received an email treating to send very personal information and embarrassing pictures and video taken with the camera on their computer, smartphone, tablet or even security camera. To add validity to the ransom email, the scammer includes a username and password that…

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If They Only Had Used 2FA

The indictments filed on July 13 by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller reveal an astonishing amount of detail about the Russian hackers. Steve Gibson talks about the level of details in these indictments in episode 672 “Security Now Podcast” starting at 1:26. This LINK should take you to the right moment in the podcast saving you the trouble of…