January 14, 2019 - Today, TechCrunch posted a concerning story about the shutdown and most importantly, they covered the reporting of NetCraft, a U.K. internet service company, about how numerous US government websites are now inaccessible due to expired security certificates. This is going to be a quick post to help explain what happened and more importantly, how cyber criminals will use this situation to their advantage.
January 23, 2018 - Governments have been classically slow to adapt to digital realities. Singapore tries to break the mold with a new cybersecurity bill that tackles breaches, infrastructure, and reporting.
November 21, 2017 - The EU has announced to launch of a public consultation and the setup of a high-level expert group in the battle against fake news and online disinformation.
September 20, 2017 - Last month, the FTC announced the recovery of 10 million dollars from Advanced Tech Support. If you were a victim of ATS, also known as Inbound Call Experts (ICE), you might be able to get a partial refund of what they scammed from you.
July 25, 2017 - There's been a lot of talk recently about encryption and how law enforcement can't convict criminals without encryption keys. We beg to differ.
July 20, 2017 - Dutch and US authorities revealed the results of an international cooperation to take down markets on the Dark Web trafficking in drugs, weapons, malware, and stolen data.
October 14, 2016 - The UK’s Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) has recently updated its social media guidelines for prosecutors and law enforcement in an effort to aid them in deciding on whether charges can be pressed against internet users based on certain online behaviors.
May 3, 2016 - The FBI not only officially inform the world that they agree, ransomware is getting worse, but also decided to tell folks to not pay the ransom. We say "It's about time."
December 9, 2013 - Google caught several fake digital certificates spoofing its domains tracing back to the ANSSI, a French cyber-division.
September 8, 2013 - The NSA allegedly spent billions of dollars to crack encryption technologies and worked closely with tech companies to insert backdoors in their software.