You may wish you were one of the zombies from The Last of Us after a BEC attack. Previously on Tech Essentials, we introduced you to the cybercrime phenomenon initiated by Email Eavesdropping and ending in a mis-wire, in part 1 of a 3-part series we’re running.
You may be barricaded inside the best of (fire)walls, but you could still be exposed by your recipients’ nostalgia for their memorable passwords. Joseph Heller, author of Catch 22, famously wrote that “just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Many Generation Xers out there may recall that Kurt Cobain also used this […]
What would you find more useful: bionic strength and speed or a robot that could write a basic essay for 1,000 times more cost? There was perhaps no greater TV show in the 1970s than The Six Million Dollar Man. The intro alone is pure midcentury gold. Every kid in my neighborhood wanted to be […]
Many people, nostalgic for their 90s-era email account passwords, are having (or already had) their emails hacked. I don’t mean to date myself (a lonely pursuit anyway), but I can remember having passwords in the 90s that were quaint by modern standards—in addition to being woefully inadequate to protect against today’s cybersleuths.
RMail is SMART technology that actively hunts attacks that are already underway so you can swiftly dismantle them before they strike. “War is politics by other means,” wrote the famous military theorist, Carl von Clausewitz, back in the early 19th century, which was a time when wars were fairly limited, low tech, and almost gentlemanly […]
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