This Week In Nerd News #83 UEFI rootkits expose an ugly truth

In all of history, war tactics included information warfare. If you could get people to believe in lies, as intended by its leadership, it was a way to change a culture to favour the leadership’s priorities. In fact, it has always been one of the most powerful...

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN) #82 Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Linux Malware is now low-hanging fruit for cyber criminals

I took some of our sons on another journey this weekend. I have this new fascination with mulberry trees that grow wild on public property. I would argue that this is the sweetest, most enjoyable fruit you’ll find in the wild in our part of the world. I’ve enjoyed...

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN) #81 Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: Active Directory as Crown Jewel

Active Directory is literally the crown jewel of any organization’s technology. It is a building block on which everything else relies. If AD is compromised, that battle has been lost in favour of the attacker. The only question at that point is how much damage can or...

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN) #80 Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to: China cheats and steals on massive scale

China has deployed cyber espionage to "cheat and steal on a massive scale", with a hacking programme larger than that of every other major country combined. This is now a very significant threat to our immediate cyber security. Any intellectual property of any kind is...

Welcome to this week in NerdNews (TWINN) #79 Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

Our passwords continue to get away from us. Even our evolution of past security strategies are so easily overcome by modern tool like Raccoon: Raccoon Password Stealer is Back and More Effective than Ever. This is why it is so essential to MFA everything, and go...

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