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Phishing attacks are one of the most pernicious threats facing businesses today. They’re simple to understand, but increasingly difficult to combat. Smart criminals target what are perceived as the weakest links in a company. They send emails with malware disguised as innocuous PDFs, office documents, and other attachments. When employees click on the attachment, malware […]

Aug 4, 2015, 9:15 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

OpenSSL has not had the greatest year. Fortunately, there haven’t been many Heartbleed-scale incidents, but we have seen an almost constant stream of vulnerabilities and problems, the most recent impacting the certificate validation process. OpenSSL is a hugely important piece of the web’s security infrastructure, and its developers have a very difficult job.

Jul 31, 2015, 1:02 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Most system administrators, site owners, and hosting companies recognize the benefits of HTTPS. For many types of sites, SSL encryption is necessary — particularly for eCommerce stores and sites that deal with sensitive data. For others, it’s optional; it might be nice if your favorite blog was encrypted, but it hardly seems vital.

Jul 29, 2015, 2:07 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

If you consider the languages that garner the most vociferous denunciations, it would appear that web designers and developers got the short end of the stick. Two of the most popular languages in web development — PHP and JavaScript — are also the most maligned. Curiously, especially in the case of JavaScript — that oddly […]

Jul 21, 2015, 1:01 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Since our last roundup, quite a bit has happened. North America has run out of IPv4 addresses, but the world did not descend into anarchy, so that’s good. However, we can’t say the same for the reaction to Chicago’s new cloud tax. From all walks of life, people aren’t happy about that decision.  And don’t […]

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Jul 21, 2015, 12:38 pmBy: Ben Ustick (0) Comments


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