Tag Archives: Security

KRACK Attack – Secure Your Wireless

Wi-Fi Protected Access is a protocol which secures all modern WiFi networks. This month, Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef & Frank Piessens of the University of Leuven recently identified serious security flaws in the WiFi standard itself which are cause for concern. This attack, known as… Continue reading

5 Open Source Security Tools You Should Use

Security on your desktop computing devices can be a hairy & unruly beast. It can often require a significant investment on your part to improve your security stance — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Herein we will explore some of the great… Continue reading

Protecting Against Malicious USB

If you found a random USB device what would you do with it? Would you be curious and plug it into your computer to find what juicy secrets it holds? Or would you leave it where you found it? Most often, unsuspecting, ill-informed users take… Continue reading

Ten Windows 10 Fails and How to Fix Them

As of July 30th Microsoft officially released Windows 10 to much fanfare. As I blogged before, upgrading to it is only for those who want to live on the bleeding edge. If you are one of those brave people who took the plunge you may… Continue reading

Malware in search engine results & what you can do about it…

As a digital citizen we all interact with an “underbelly” of the Internet a daily basis – sometimes without even knowing it.  Lets face it, the Internet is not a safe place.  Whether using email, instant messaging, web surfing and even social networking the risks… Continue reading

IPCop a Great FOSS Firewall…

A while back, I wrote an article series on the great IPCop firewall project which I have happily used for a few years now.  If you are looking for a quality, stable and cost effective firewall solution you may want to check out this amazing… Continue reading