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Bitcoin fork: Does it matter?

So Bitcoin hard forked the other day, resulting in there now being two flavors of Bitcoin: regular and extra crispy leaded and unleaded vanilla and chocolate chip Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.  The result?  Well, Bitcoin Cash is up 200% so that’s something. I have...

Lots of stuff today, so just a fly-over

Today is a serious news day in the security world, so I won’t break down everything that’s going on, but instead will just recap a few highlights and put some of them in context. So, number 1: Remember the ShadowBrokers?  I do too.  The ThreatPost has an...

How I learned to stop worrying and love the vuln

This morning the always-exceptional Mike Mimoso over at the ThreatPost posted this article about research being discussed at BlackHat today.  The research highlights vulnerabilities in various radiation monitoring apparatus – you know, the kind used at power...

Adobe Kills Off Flash

So today we have official confirmation that Adobe is going to kill off Flash by 2020.  Good for them, since it’s been the source of who knows how many security issues over  the years.  So this was a long time coming. Flash is arguably unnecessary nowadays...

“New Methods” Are Great. Not an Excuse Though.

This morning I came across this article over at TechTarget (SearchHealthIT).  It’s about a healthcare shop in California and their approach to security.  It’s an interesting read and the gist is that this particular shop, by virtue of their conclusion that...