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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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GOT(IT) #10: Uber covers 57 million user data breach, the FCC tackles Net Neutrality

by Nicolas Poggi November 24, 2017

We've reached the tenth edition of GOT(IT)! For this special date we'll talk about two huge topics, data breaches and Net Neutrality.

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GOT(IT) #9: Billion accounts in the black market, AVGater flaw gives full system control, plus Boeing 757 hacked

by Nicolas Poggi November 17, 2017

You know what doesn't sound fun? Missing Thanksgiving because your plane got hacked, hell of an excuse though.

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GOT(IT) #8: Pwn2Own tackled top-tier phones, Fancy Bear hit-list discovered, plus Heathrow's security leaked.

by Nicolas Poggi November 3, 2017

A USB stick was found laying on the ground with top-secret security protocols for Britain's Queen? Someone's gonna get fired.

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GOT(IT) #7: WPA2 vulnered, Android's DoubleLocker ransomware, plus naval and aircraft military data stolen.

by Nicolas Poggi October 20, 2017

How do you react that a world-wide used standard that has been compromised? Patches, patches everywhere.

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GOT(IT) #6: John Kelly's phone compromised, Home Mini listened several users, plus Equifax hacked (again)

by Nicolas Poggi October 13, 2017

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) can cause security headaches if not handled properly, and this time, White House's Chief of Staff John Kelly caused a heavy migraine to the States' tech support.

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GOT(IT) #5: Yahoo's record breach grows, Russian hackers stole NSA data, plus new Dnsmasq flaws

by Nicolas Poggi October 6, 2017


What's worse than holding the record for the biggest data breach of all time? Well... Realizing it was actually three times bigger. October's certainly not good news for Yahoo!

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GOT(IT) #4: Deloitte's leak,  Cloudflare free DDoS protection, plus credit cards stolen from Sonic Drive-Ins.

by Nicolas Poggi September 29, 2017


September's end brings great news from Cloudflare, who will offer free DDoS protection services to all users. Are we looking at the beginning of global cybersecurity?

Friday's come with a whole lot more than dart tournaments at the office, let's recap this week's security news! This time it was Deloitte's turn to fall under an attack, plus grabbing a burger on the road might compromise your credit card; but hey, it's not all bad news.

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GOT(IT) #3: CCleaner got infected, new SMS scam on Android, plus UK's request to WhatsApp

by Nicolas Poggi September 22, 2017


The third one's the lucky charm, right? Well, it doesn't quite work that way for IT security news. Software is as volatile as ever and another one bit the dust: CCleaner.

 With GOT(IT) #3 we took our eyes out of Equifax's chaos and looked up to discover CCleaner has been infected, Android reported a new malicious app attack that implements an SMS scam, and WhatsApp refused to create a backdoor for the UK Government

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****, my computer was hacked! 3 things you should do immediately

by Nicolas Poggi September 4, 2017

What do you do when you get hacked? Aside from panic: you react. Many can relate to this: you open an attached file and bam... Your whole computer acts like a demonic force possessed it.

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