Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


LANtenna hack spies on your data from across the room!

Are your network cables acting as undercover wireless transmitters? What can you do if they are?


A few posts from Bruce Schneier


FBI Had the REvil Decryption Key

[2021.09.22] The Washington Post reports that the FBI had a decryption ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  ESET Renewal Phish

Chef’s Special:  Password renewal Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning, ...

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Week 3: Why You Should Consider a Cyber Career

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cyber. Interested in joining this exciting new workforce? Here are a few reasons why pursuing a degree ...

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Sunday Funnies – Medical Care

Medical care in the US is so ridiculously expense.  But then, if you have insurance or Medicare, the insurer reduces the billed rate to something much smaller, which the medical provider accepts and you and I are left with some sort of co-pay.  This remainder can still be quite expensive by the standards of medical care in other countries.  Here is a Pinterest post that illustrates the problem.

I have heard about the “medical vacation” that combines some sort of medical ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


NSA Releases Guidance on Avoiding the Dangers of Wildcard TLS Certificates and ALPACA Techniques

Original release date: October 8, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cybersecurity Information (CSI) sheet with guidance to help secure the Department of Defense, National Security Systems, and Defense Industrial Base organizations from poorly implemented wildcard Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Amazon Fake Invoice Phish

Chef’s Special: Ultraviewer Phone Scam

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning, examples ...

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Sunday Funnies – Facebook

Facebook has certainly been having their troubles lately.  Technical upgrade gone wrong, disappearing offline for a while.  Then there’s that whistleblower!!

Since the election of Uncle Joe (moving kind of slow) all my friends on the left have gone silent.  About everything, not just politics.  What gives?  Either they are completely satisfied with their new president, or they are mortifyingly embarrassed.  I miss the scathing repartee and total lack of consensus we had before the election.  Now just silence.  My friends ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Top 5 tips for using password managers

Password managers are a good way to keep your passwords unique, strong and safe. Tom Merritt gives us five tips on how to use them correctly


CISA and NSA Release Guidance on Selecting and Hardening VPNs

Original release date: September 28, 2021

The National Security Agency (NSA) and CISA ...

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