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July 14, 2013  7:42 PM

How to defeat online surveillance



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Big Brother, cyber security, Cybersecurity, Encryption, InfoSec, Infowar, Security

By now, we all know that each of us is being monitored: All of our electronic communications, email, Internet traffic, cell phone transmissions, faxes, even landline (which is really all delivered via microwave towers these days) is being intercepted and recorded in massive data centers run by the...

December 16, 2012  3:54 PM

The Art of [Cyber] War: Introduction



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyber weapon, Security

More than 2000 years ago, Sun Wu wrote Sun Tzu - The Principles of Warfare (The Art of War), a book that has been used by military generals and other savvy leaders ever since. While I don't know if our modern techno-generals are applying this to the new cyber-warfare theater, I have to...


December 29, 2011  11:34 PM

Router reboot can open your system to hackers



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, hackers, Hacking, NAT, Routers

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November 25, 2011  1:00 PM

Video – Sophos: The state of cyber security 2011



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cybercrime, Cyberlaw, sophos, Video

Everyone involved in cyber security (which should be every one of us working in the IT field) should find this video from security firm Sophos quite interesting. It outlines latest trends in cyber crime, what you can do to protect yourself, and how the government can work with the private sector...


October 17, 2011  5:09 PM

Why you should stop posting these five things on Facebook



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Facebook, Online Scams, Security

If you’re not already a member of MakeUseOf, I highly suggest you join. They have a wealth of information that can make your lives and jobs easier. Today’s tip comes from a MakeUseOf email I just received. These are


June 30, 2011  3:08 AM

Security Nightmares



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, hackers, nightmares, Security best practice

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February 28, 2011  4:01 AM

New Cyberweapon Could Take Down the Internet



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyber warfare, Cyber weapon

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February 8, 2011  11:30 PM

PlentyofFish.com Hacked 30 Million Accounts Compromised



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, hackers, Password, Plenty of Fish, Security best practice

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February 6, 2011  3:25 PM

Video: Security “To-Duhs” List



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Security best practice, Video

Humorous, but very savvy video of basic security concepts. These are things I've been touting for years. You'll love the characters that lighten up the video, but the information is sound. It was produced by the State of Virginia. Enjoy! [kml_flashembed...


January 29, 2011  3:14 AM

Data Privacy Day is January 28, 2011



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Identity Theft, Locational Privacy, Privacy

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