Our Trip to the Dark Side

Our Trip to the Dark Side

In August (yes, it took me this long to blog about it), Chris and I attended two “hacker” conferences in balmy Las Vegas (I don’t know who decided these things should be in the desert in August…), Black Hat and Defcon. I wanted to introduce...
“I’m a Hacker, and I Have Your Password!”

“I’m a Hacker, and I Have Your Password!”

Have you gotten it yet? I’m talking about the phishing email (if you don’t know what phishing is, look back at this article) claiming that a hacker has stolen your password, sent you an email from your own email account, turned on your webcam, and recorded...
Waiter, There’s a Hare in My Computer!

Waiter, There’s a Hare in My Computer!

By June Shores By now most people know you could get infected by ransomware by clicking on a malicious link in an email. But did you know you could get hit by ransomware just by browsing to an infected website? This is called a drive-by download. It’s called that...
Your Brain is Wired to be Hacked

Your Brain is Wired to be Hacked

By Lisa Gilbert When it comes to Cyber Warfare, biology is not on our side. This doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for the dumb things your brain might do that make you vulnerable to cyber criminals, but it does mean you need to learn to be extra vigilant....
Iran is Targeting US Aerospace / DoD Employees

Iran is Targeting US Aerospace / DoD Employees

By Lisa Gilbert I’m sharing this article primarily for my students, many of whom work for DoD contractors, but I also have several friends in aerospace. The explanation is fairly technical, so it’s a good read for my students to become more fluent in...