Category: Weekly

  • News Week Ending May 22, 2022

    New Cybercrime Reporting Rulesby Artie Kaye Reporting cybercrimes is going to be mandatory for specific entities in the near future thanks to the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022.  The basics of this are that if your company falls under the umbrella of this law, it will be required to report certain…

  • News Week Ending May 15, 2022

    Pro-Ukraine Protestwareby Artie Kaye An open source contributor modified dependency files they developed.  The modifications were to cause damage to Russian computers.  The altered dependencies were only uploaded for less than a day, however, another modified file was added shortly after, with a non-malicious message added.  In recent months there has been an increased focus…

  • News Week Ending May 8, 2022

    Global Privacy Controlby Artie Kaye A little over a decade ago, the Do Not Track header was proposed as something which would prevent websites from tracking personal information online.  It wasn’t well implemented and gradually died off.  The concept, however, stayed alive.  Global Privacy Control is an updated concept in the same vein that is…

  • News Week Ending May 1, 2022

    Discord Phishingby Artie Kaye Discord is a program used by many to keep in touch on phones or PC.  Because of how Discord runs on these devices, malicious people have found methods of gaining access to other people’s devices through links and images sent over the program.  Usually, there will be a claim for a…

  • News Week Ending April 24, 2022

    GPU Can be Used to Identify You Onlineby Artie Kaye DrawnApart is a means of tracking people online using the GPU in your computer.  A tracking program activates when you visit a webpage and runs as a small background task.  The process builds a profile of your machine’s GPU.  The manufacturing process can produce varying…