January 1, 2014  7:02 PM

Happy New Year!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

Thanks to everyone who read my ruminations here in 2013. May you Flourish and Prosper in 2014.

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December 31, 2013  6:24 PM

How to stay (relatively) secure with XP at the end of support – Part 1



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

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December 26, 2013  1:36 PM

Merry Christmas!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

For both personal and technical reasons, I am posting this a few hours late. But, since the spirit of Christmas should be with us every day of the year, it's never really too late. Merry Christmas to you and all your loved ones.


December 22, 2013  1:43 AM

Shhhh! Your PC is telling someone its secrets (keys, that is)



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Security, Vulnerabilities

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December 20, 2013  4:23 PM

Keeping your kids safe online



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

I don't often write short posts that are mostly the content of others' blogs, but this one is too good not to share with you. From Naked Security, "Five minute fix: Keeping your...

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December 10, 2013  12:00 AM

Have you been pwned?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Adobe, Data Leak, Password, passwords, Secure Computing, Security

Data breaches have been big news over the past couple of years with some big players leaking huge numbers of online accounts and email addresses. These accounts are now "pwned," being subject to illicit use by hackers. Here are some of the big players and the number of compromised...


December 8, 2013  9:25 PM

The Internet Must Go



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

If you don't understand Net Neutrality, perhaps this video will enlighten you. It shows what the ISPs want to do to kill the idea, and why. That's all I'm going to say. Arrive at your own conclusion after viewing this informative (and refreshingly snarky) video. [brightcove]


December 8, 2013  9:12 PM

Who Has Your Back?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

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November 30, 2013  8:27 PM

Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Exploits, Microsoft Windows, Security, Vulnerabilities, Windows Registry

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