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Data Breaches – Febr...

Below are the breaches for February 2017 that were made public. If you have accounts with any of there services/companies make sure you change your passwords and ensure you are monitoring your credit for anomalies. ORGANIZATION: Michigan GovernmentDATE OF BREACH: October 10, 2016 – January 30, 2017DATE MADE PUBLIC: February 3, 2017RECORDS AFFECTED: 1.87 Million DATA COMPROMISED:A software update...

Staying Safe On-Line in 20...

Regarding smoke detectors in your home, “they” say you should change the batteries in these devices when the time changes every year (for those in the east coast at least). I alway use the mnemonic of “Spring forward, fall back” else I would forget. At any rate, we should use January 28th, Data Privacy Day to do a bit of house cleaning to prepare the upcoming year. I listen to a podcast (Mac Power Users)...

Persistent VPN Profiles in...

If you are like me that connects to a multitude of customer’s networks using AnyConnect, you know the headache of the Client not remembering the connections you normally connect to. Here is how to fix that. You will need to create an XML file. Don’t worry it is not so bad….. Add as many connection as you would like. NOTE that the <HostName> is not the actual host name but rather a NAME for the...

Data Breaches – Janu...

Below are the breaches for January 2017 that were made public. If you have accounts with any of there services/companies make sure you change your passwords and ensure you are monitoring your credit for anomalies. ORGANIZATION: SanrioDATE OF BREACH: December 19, 2015DATE MADE PUBLIC: January 14, 2017RECORDS AFFECTED: 3,345,168 DATA COMPROMISED:A Sanrio database was misconfigured and exposed to the public...

Uninstalling Web Security ...

You ever had that annoying Web Security pop up using AnyConnect? I did and I kept saying to myself “ I have to disable that” but always found myself doing something else. Finally decided to do it.   sudo /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/websecurity_uninstall.sh Thats it. You should be good to go...

Domain Password Audit Tool

Here is a great video by some folks @ Black Hills Information Security...

Data Breaches – Dece...

Below are the breaches for December 2016 that were made public. If you have accounts with any of there services/companies make sure you change your passwords and ensure you are monitoring your credit for anomalies. ORGANIZATION: YahooDATE OF BREACH: August 2013DATE MADE PUBLIC: December 14, 2016RECORDS AFFECTED: 1 BillionDATA COMPROMISED: Back in September of this year, Yahoo disclosed that 500 million of...

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