Security


Why are your IT people so miserable? Log4j2itis

Instead of holiday toasts, do you hear screams and moans from your server room? Are your IT people sobbing inconsolably even when Amazon Web Services (AWS) is running? Do you walk over sleeping system administrators…



What’s all the fuss with Log4j2?

If you’re a Windows user tracking various tech and security websites, you’ve probably read about the Log4j2 vulnerability that’s taken the internet by storm, literally and figuratively. While large firms have application developers that know…


Patching isn’t enough for December’s Patch Tuesday

This month’s Patch Tuesday update is important for several reasons. With 67 unique vulnerabilities addressed, six publicly-reported issues and one already exploited, this month’s updates still pale in comparison to dealing with the Log4j issue….


The Biggest Deepfake Abuse Site Is Growing in Disturbing Ways

Recruiting partners is not the only way the website has sustained itself. Hundreds of links for the website’s referral program—where people receive free image-generation tokens every time someone clicks—are also being shared on Twitter, YouTube,…




Privacy Versus Security is a False Choice

The pandemic has shown how central global social media, messaging and collaboration platforms have become in people’s everyday lives. However, we don’t yet understand the trade-off between the security and privacy afforded by those platforms…