Really, Lenovo? A Pre-Installed MITM Attack?

If you own a Lenovo computer and never wiped it and re-installed an operating system on it yourself, you may want to perk up for this news.

It turns out that Lenovo was pre-installing a “Superfish” certificate that would effectively intercept all SSL/TLS-encrypted traffic – usually banks and any site with a payment component, and others.

Way to kick my teeth in, Lenovo. I’ve only been recommending you now for two years. Continue reading Really, Lenovo? A Pre-Installed MITM Attack?

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Major XSS Flaw in Internet Explorer 11

So it turns out that Internet Explorer’s security woes are back. This time, with a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. Essentially, a user would visit a site, and a code would execute from another site. But the web address bar would remain unchanged. This could lead to false forms being created to ask for private information, like passwords or other less obvious items.  Continue reading Major XSS Flaw in Internet Explorer 11

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“MAGNET”: Facebook is spreading malware at a frightening pace

A new malware, named “Magnet”, has been infecting users and propagating through Facebook. In less than two days, it successfully infected 110,000 users that we know about, and sure to get many more. Continue reading “MAGNET”: Facebook is spreading malware at a frightening pace

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RANGE REPORT: My Brand New Walther P22 (.22LR)

So as I’ve posted previously, there’s a new local gun shop in Lakewood. Well, the Missus and I found ourselves with a little extra tax money, and decided to pull the trigger (pun intended) on something we’d been planning on getting for a while.

A Walther P22 pistolContinue reading RANGE REPORT: My Brand New Walther P22 (.22LR)

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