5 Things (Or So) This Week In Identity Security And Skills
September 14th, 2021
The big news is that if you own an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or MAC, and haven't updated your systems today, close this window and go patch your systems. I'll wait.
Ok, now that we are all caught up with iDevices, we can get back to our regularly scheduled recap of cyber shenanigans this past week.
There was a brief pause in the ransomware industry due to a hacker mistake, but that was quickly fixed and the bad guys are back in full swing, taking down a big target this week with a major Olympus hack.
For all you Fitbit and other fitness tracker junkies out there, now would be a good time to keep your eyes peeled for any "odd" emails from your "provider". 60 million records present a lot of motives for targeted phishing campaigns.
In some fun albeit disturbing news, authorities have really taken an impressive step with a pretty amazing sting operation.
And, if you have not had to deal with ransomware yet, odds are you will, better to be prepared than scrambling to figure it out after the fact, this guide will help get your system prepared.
Finally, in some news that has been stirring for a while now, the quest to produce a real-world Jurassic Park, or Re-Animator (take your pick) has taken a major leap forward with massive funding for the Woolley Mammoth Comeback tour.
Be Careful Out There!