As WannaCrypt Recovery Continues, Analysts Back Microsoft’s Leader

Smith said the attack provided graphic evidence about “the degree to which cybersecurity has become a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers.” The spread and disruption of WannaCry “is a powerful reminder that information technology basics like keeping computers current and patched are a high responsibility for everyone, and it’s something every top executive … Read more

How did the WannaCry Ransomworm spread?

Security researchers have had a busy week since the WannaCry ransomware outbreak that wreaked havoc on computers worldwide. News of the infection and the subsequent viral images showing everything from large display terminals to kiosks being affected created pandemonium in ways that haven’t been seen since possibly the MyDoom worm circa 2004. Read full news … Read more

Are VMs more secure than containers?

We often say, “HTTPS is secure,” or “HTTP is not secure.” But what we mean is that “HTTPS is hard to snoop and makes man-in-the-middle attacks difficult” or “my grandmother has no trouble snooping HTTP.” Nevertheless, HTTPS has been hacked, and under some circumstances, HTTP is secure enough. Furthermore, if I discover an exploitable defect … Read more