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USA Executive Branch responds to alleged Russian Hacking December 2016

President Obama December 29, 2016 President Barack Obama responded to alleged Russian hacking with sanctions, expulsion of 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives, an executive order and a 13 page document describing the Russian hacking. The 13 page paper titled “GRIZZLY … Continue reading

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Email insecurity

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Email was invented 50 years ago at a time when security and privacy were not major concerns. Times have changed. Now every government, business, hacker and vandal wants to mess with your email. Now email has plenty of security and privacy issues. Continue reading

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Analysis of a zero day phishing email

This is my analysis of an email that turned out to be a zero day phishing attack, disguised as a USPS package delivery failure notice, containing an attachment that was a virus. The email arrived in my Yahoo mail.  At … Continue reading

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Phishing season opens for Epsilon customers

A company named Epsilon has been hacked and many email addresses were stolen.  This may not sound so bad at first.  But it is bad because a lot of email addresses from a lot of  businesses were stolen and the … Continue reading

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Phishing – Example 1 “Gesa Credit Union”

1. What is phishing?2. “Gesa Credit Union” phishing example3. protecting yourself 1. What is phishing? Phishing is when bad guys try to steal your personal information* using fake emails and Internet sites. For example you may receive an email seemingly … Continue reading

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