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Shellshock bug already enabling botnet attacks

With a bug as dangerous as the "shellshock" security vulnerability discovered yesterday, it takes less than 24 hours to go from proof-of-concept to pandemic. As of Thursday, multiple attacks were already taking advantage of that vulnerability, a long-standing but undiscovered bug in the Linux and Mac tool Bash that makes it possible for hackers to [...]

By |2018-03-22T19:35:54+00:00September 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The days of credit card fraud are numbered

In 1960, an IBM engineer named Forrest Parry was developing a new type of ID card for the CIA when he had an epiphany: Why not make each card a tiny data storage device in and of itself? He cut a short length of half-inch wide magnetic tape from a reel and wrapped it around [...]

By |2018-03-22T19:34:57+00:00September 29th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The Need To Have Office In The Air

There’s a popular saying that says; "Never build a Castle in the air". But today, with the influx of technology and information fluxing our global space. Thus, the need to have or build your Castle in the air is a must, an action that would defy the aforementioned quote for good. Also, to reach and [...]

By |2018-03-22T19:25:41+00:00June 7th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments