As you have probably heard, 1.4 billion usernames, passwords, and emails were leaked on the darknet. This wasn’t a new breach, but rather a collection of previous leaks all put together in one place, forming one of the largest consolidated databases ever discovered.
Last week’s episode, like most Mr. Robot episodes, included a flashback and jumped back and forth in time.
The independent IT-security institute AV-TEST evaluated twenty-one home user security products through September and October 2017. Avast Free Antivirus passed with flying colors, successfully protecting against ALL of the 9,999 malicious files thrown a…
I recently conducted an informal survey among ten of my Mac-user friends. The results revealed a truth both unsurprising and frightening at the same time. I was asking how many had ever taken steps to secure their home networks. The answer, I learned, …
Wednesday’s Mr. Robot episode, eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko, lacked hacks, but delivered a side of Elliot we we’ve never really seen before, a more compassionate Elliot. The episode’s theme was deletion.
By now we’ve demystified the myth that Macs are impervious to harm. The cybercrime world has caught up to the technology, and no computer — PC nor Mac — is safe. We have recently discussed some growing Mac concerns, like the rise in adware attacks and a full system slowdown caused by too much clutter, but now we need to talk about something even more malicious: Ransomware.
I don’t know about you guys, but this episode was an emotional one for me. As happy as I was to see Leon back, chatting away about Frasier and Knight Rider, I knew no good could come out of him being back.
A little late, but better than never: Avast’s Mr. Robot Review eps3.5_kill-pr0cess.inc.
Co-authored with Niels Croese (SfyLabs) and Lukas Stefanko (ESET)