RIP Flash. Adobe To Kill Prolific Security Nightmare

Weekly Axis Of Easy #14   In this issue: RIP Flash. Adobe to kill prolific security nightmare. Domain hijack attempted…at gunpoint.  Swedish government leaks personal data of entire citizenry. Bitcoin forks tomorrow (Aug 1st)… or not. RIP Flash. Adobe to kill prolific security nightmare. The cyber-crime underworld is scrambling for a new source of 0-day … [Read more]


Cops: “You Cannot Hide On The Dark Web”

Weekly Axis Of Easy #14   In this issue: Cops: “You cannot hide on the Dark Web” gSOAP security flaw puts millions of IoT devices at risk Cisco fixes critical, remote vulnerability in Webex Bitcoin nears all time highs as scaling issues resolved   Cops: “You cannot hide on the Dark Web” AlphaBay and Hansa, … [Read more]


New Ransomeware Will Share Your Browser History

Weekly Axis Of Easy #13 In this issue: LeatherLocker Ransomware spills the beans on your browsing history China successfully “teleports” a photon into outer space .IO TLD traffic partially hijacked by well aimed domain registration Mt Gox head denies stealing $500 million in bitcoin as trial starts LeatherLocker Ransomware spills the beans on your browsing … [Read more]


O’Reilly drops Managing Mission Critical Domains book

There is no easy way to say it, but here it is: O’Reilly has dropped the Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS book. I’m told that this isn’t a “content based decision”, as in “your book sucks”. It’s considered “no longer a good fit”. So be it. I did take forever to write it, ironically, after … [Read more]


China Shuts Down Access To Popular VPN Services

Weekly Axis Of Easy #12 In this issue: The AA UK admits customer data exposed in breach China shuts down access to popular VPN services Disquieting: no NSA-powered worms attacked everybody last week. Will Bitcoin split into two blockchains?   UK AA admits customer data exposed in breach After initially downplaying concerns that customer data … [Read more]