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Lately I’ve found myself wondering…. does the FBI really need Apple’s help to decrypt a bad guy’s iPhone? Something seems fishy about the dust up between the FBI and Apple over the encrypted iPhone previously used by one of the … Continue reading

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CAUTION: RANT ALERT On Wednesday, November 19, Admiral Michael Walters, the head of the NSA made a very disturbing announcement. He said that China and one or two other countries have the capability to launch a cyber attack that could … Continue reading

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On January 10th, 2014, Target Corporation released an update that personally identifiable information “separate from the payment card data previously disclosed” of an additional 70 million customers was stolen.  The update from Target addresses many of the questions I had based … Continue reading

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Within the last week we’ve seen two high profile attacks announced.  The Washington Post newspaper and retailing giant Target both announced that they were the target (pun intended) of attacks. Both are troubling. The Target store attack has the potential … Continue reading

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Kind of chilling information. If you think about what a US adversary could do to the country by damaging or shutting down our power distribution networks, it’s downright scary.

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