Trend Micro password manager had remote command execution holes and dumped data to anyone

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

A password management tool installed by default alongside Trend Micro AntiVirus was found vulnerable to remote code execution thanks to the work of Google's Project Zero security team. Discovered by Project Zero's Tavis Ormandy, the password tool was built using JavaScript and node.js, and started a local web server that would ...

7 Ways to Secure Your Web Browser Against Attacks

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Your web browser is under attack. Aside from simply tricking you into downloading and running malicious software, attackers mainly target flaws in your browser and its plug-ins to compromise your PC. Use these tips to secure your web browser from attackers, whether they’re using malvertising attacks, compromising websites, or just directing you to malicious ...

HowTo: Privacy & Security Conscious Browsing

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The purpose of this document is to make recommendations on how to browse in a privacy and security conscious manner. This information is compiled from a number of sources, which are referenced throughout the document, as well as my own experiences with the described technologies. Source: https://gist.github.com/atcuno/3425484ac5cce5298932

Windows 10 automatic updates are mandatory for Home users

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Microsoft has always struggled to get consumers to install important Windows updates, but it’s pulling out the big guns with Windows 10. The company has confirmed that Home users of Windows 10 will have to agree to receive system updates automatically as part of the terms and conditions. So you’re ...

Secure your wireless router

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

There is no such thing as perfect security. Given enough knowledge, resources, and time any system can be compromised. The best you can do is to make it as difficult for an attacker as possible. That said there are steps you can take to harden your network against the vast ...

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