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March 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron
   A bug was discovered this week in Google Photos, where all photos in a users Google Photo account could have their metadata easily read and collected. Bad actors would target a particular query, for example, a location, and then measure the time it takes for the website to respond. Even though the response might be an access denied, there is value in knowing it’s presence or not. - read more
 
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March 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron
Please share important information  this with those who you know. United States Attorney William P. Barr recently stated that crimes against the elderly target some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Because of their stage in life, they don't have the opportunity frequently to recover, and the losses are devastating to them. - read more
 
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March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
This free event has lots of good content the session are listed below. the event is Streaming Live April 16 , 9-12 noon PT. To register go here - read more
 
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March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
In November of 2018 Forbes ran an article about the increase of cryptojacking. At the time the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) was indicating a 629% increase of infections in just the short time between Q1 to Q2 of 2018. Threats had grown from an estimated 400,000 (Q4 2017) infections to 2.5 million infected machines in Q2 of 2018. 2019 is still showing growth in cryptojacking threats. - read more
 
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March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
    Online shopping has the convenience of collecting items and dispensing personal judgement on the things you like and the things you don’t. All this without having the effort of hauling those things around a labyrinth of smells and sounds! - read more
 
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March 1st, 2019 | Jay Ferron
     A new elevation of privilege vulnerability has been discovered in the Cisco WebEx Meetings desktop app for Windows® by security researcher Marcos Accossatto from SecureAuth Exploits’ Writers Team. - read more
 
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February 26th, 2019 | Jay Ferron
With DNS server being attacked all over the world, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) believes that there is an ongoing and significant risk to key parts of the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure. - read more
 
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February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron
According to the Register.co.uk 617million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts.  Some 617 million online account details stolen from 16 hacked websites are on sale from today on the dark web, according to the data trove's seller. - read more
 
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February 23rd, 2019 | Jay Ferron
    Social media has changed how the world interacts with each other in so many ways, such as closer interaction between businesses and their customers, law enforcement alerts, and more.  Creators of public content that want any real degree of reach involves social media in their business and marketing plan somehow, including many requiring logging in through social media to view content. - read more
 

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