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Why the MacOS password thing is so scary

You maybe heard about the MacOS root password issue (i.e. #IAmRoot)? If you haven’t heard about it and you’re reading this on a Mac running High Sierra, go patch.  Seriously.  Go do it now (we’ll wait) — and also maybe bookmark this link in...

The Uber incident

Uber, amirite? Here’s the quick thirty-second post-vacation catch up for those (like me) that have been out of the loop because vacation.  First, Uber got hacked, potentially exposing data from up to 57 million people. The data in play included driver license...

Linus and the “stupid security people” thing

There’s an interesting discussion going on in the Linux Kernel email list.  Normally, the intimate details of Linux kernel development don’t make it to the security trade media (let alone the mainstream media), but this one did.  For example, The Register...

Boeing: The security measures apply to you too

A few interesting things in the news today. In fact, I think they are most interesting in the presence of each other.  You may know that November 7-8 was the CyberSat conference? If you weren’t aware of it, CyberSat is an event that is “…dedicated to...