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Office 365 Events From Email — No Thanks!

At 3:49 AM, I received the following e-mail from AT&T.  These “Your bill is ready” e-mails from service providers are one of my favorite kinds of SPAM.  This is just branding, and they can get away with not having an unsubscribe link in the email since it’s transaction related.  I […]

Beware of Spear Phishing Attempts

Beware of attackers trying to steal your passwords and other personal data. Here we can see a innocent-enough looking email saying that someone you know sent you a file securely. In our case, the email was supposedly from the recipient’s boss using ShareFile, which is a legitimate service that they […]

WPA2 Wireless Security Has Been Compromised

The exploit, known as “KRACK” for Key Reinstallation Attack, represents a complete breakdown of the WPA2 protocol. An attacker could decrypt network traffic, hijack connections, and inject content into the traffic stream. Almost every wireless-enabled device is at risk of attack. As a result, every vulnerable device will need a […]

Comcast Mangles FTP Traffic To Some Hosts

We recently ran into a problem where a customer became unable to access the FTP site of a partner. They had been accessing this FTP site regularly for years. About two weeks ago, it abruptly stopped working. When connecting via any FTP client in either Active and Passive modes, they […]