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March 2018 Security Newsletter

Let's be upfront: it's 2018, and if you've been paying even partial attention to the news, you know that the trend for technology stories is [Company] Data [Breach/Leak] day after day. According to self-reported data, compa...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

April 2018 Security Newsletter

Chicago-based Orbitz was in the news this month for a data breach. The consensus seems to be that the breach took place sometime between October 2016 and December 2017. If you're wondering how a company that builds itself on successfull...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

May 2018 Security Newsletter

General Security News In the good news column for April, Dutch Police raided and took down the online DDoS marketplace Webstresser, which sold DDoS attacks for relatively low prices. Additionally for the first time ever, Microsoft developed...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

August 2018 Security Newsletter

A Quick Change Of Format We've been watching the statistics on these security blog posts, and they are among our least read content, so we're going to mess with the content a little. Instead of taking more of a marketing/newsletter ...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Jan 2019 Security Newsletter: Two Hackers Walk Into A Website...

Two hackers walk into a website... This isn't just the start of a joke, it's a very real occurence, and what happens next can depend on a number of factors. Types of Hackers First, you have your white-hat hackers. These are security...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

March Security Newsletter

Oh man, Wordpress 5 is a thing now, and has been for a while now (since December 6th, for those keeping count at home), but have you updated to it? The tone of a lot of these security updates might make you think I'm joking, but I'm...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Change in Email Service: Users can no longer send themselves emails

There has been a particularly common scam/exploitation email going around recently. In the email, the scammer claims to have control over your email account, have evidence of some of your behavior that you wouldn't want getting out to y...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

December 2018 Security Newsletter

Happy Holidays everyone. Did you know that the United States Post Office left an unpatched security vulnerability in an API that let users scrape information about any one of the millions of people in their database, and more terrifyingly, ...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

A Short Guide To Password Security

All of the online security in the world can be useless if it depends on a weak password. Statistically speaking 95% of users use an insecure or repeated password that puts them at much greater risk for breach of data. In 2015 2 in 5 people ...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Clear Text Login Discontinued

On Monday October 2nd at 6:00pm we will be changing the password transmission policies of our server. Up until this point we have permitted cleartext logins and logins with older encryption protocols, while adding support and recommending n...
Tuesday May 14th, 2019

A Beginner's Guide to HTTP Status Codes

If you're reading this blog post, I can accurately assume that you're someone who is on the internet with relative regularly. Piggy-backing off of that assumption, we can also assume that you've encountered at least one of the n...
Thursday January 31st, 2019