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GOT(IT) #20: FedEx client leak, Hack the Air Force initiative wins, plus Skype's major exploit

by Nicolas Poggi February 16, 2018

Imagine you're in a stranded island, with nothing but a ball named Wilson, and a FedEx package appears in the beach with leaked user credentials...

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GOT(IT) #19: iPhone iBoot Code leak, 36 cybercriminals who stole $530m indicted, plus air-gapped computers hacked

by Nicolas Poggi February 9, 2018

We hope this week's cybercrime bust gives awareness of how big the impact scope is, and how necessary it is to educate and prevent.

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GOT(IT) #18: Cisco VPN bug with 10 out 10 severity, fitness app reveals secret US bases, plus Oracle micros flaw

by Nicolas Poggi February 2, 2018

A critical week with critical security flaws! But then again, which security issue isn't critical? The silliest breach can open a huge window for attackers.

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GOT(IT) #17: Exploit in Blizzard's games, one third of global firms breached, plus the cryptocurrency craze

by Nicolas Poggi January 26, 2018

An exploit in games with such a following could be atrocious. Security in online games is an odd, but extremely dangerous niche for attackers to focus on.

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GOT(IT) #16: Agressive new Android spyware, LeakedSource founder arrested, plus Gmail users ignore 2FA

by Nicolas Poggi January 19, 2018

We've discussed good password practices before, and even if the industry is divided when talking about password managers, we can all agree that 2-Factor-Authentication is a must.

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GOT(IT) #15: Intel patches impact performance, the future of WPA3, plus cryptomining through Wi-Fi

by Nicolas Poggi January 12, 2018

The week after the chaos, patches keep rolling and trouble keeps coming with Spectre and Meltdown's fallout damage to computers and OS.

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GOT(IT) #14: CPU flaw leaks Kernel memory, forces resdesign, codename Spectre & Meltdown

by Nicolas Poggi January 5, 2018

Now that the dust has settled, let's see what this critical CPU flaw means in terms of vulnerabilities, performance, and patching.

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GOT(IT) #13: Windows face unlock tricked, crypto-mining malware in Android, plus TV espionage exploit.

by Nicolas Poggi December 29, 2017

This year's last GOT(IT)! Lucky number 13, right? Fit for IT security skepticism, let's check this 2017 latest security news.

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GOT(IT) #12: North Korea accused of WannaCry, over 120 million US households exposed, plus the password debate.

by Nicolas Poggi December 22, 2017

We had pretty severe leaks this year, right? Equifax being the top of the list, until Alteryx stepped up and redefined the concept of leaked personal data.

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GOT(IT) #11: FBI failed to give hacked officials notice, High Sierra login flaw, websites' new method to mine currencies.

by Nicolas Poggi December 1, 2017

If it'd aid an investigation, would you compromise an official's security by allowing these hackers to continue to act instead of giving notice?

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