Encryption

U.S. unlocks iPhone in San Bernardino Case, without Apple’s Help

According to the New York Times, law enforcement has figured out a way to sidestep the encryption on the iPhone in the San Bernardino case, and they did it without the help of Apple. The U.S. Department of Just...

Ransomware seeks victims via TeamViewer

Anyone use Teamviewer? If so, sorry to say,  you may have been hacked. A new ransomware has been discovered appending the .surprise extension to encrypt important files. Further research into the extension reve...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...

Free Password Managing – Good Free Password Managers – Dashlane Password Management | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Are you guilty of using the same password for all your logins? This is typically discouraged especially if you’re attempting to secure sensitive content. With all the diverse apps and websites we now have avail...

Mandatory SonicOS Firmware Upgrade for your Sonicwall Firewall

Issue Summary In the past, Dell SonicWALL used industry standard 1024-bit certificates. To comply with Certification Authority/Browser forum requirements based on NIST Special Publication 800-131A, as of Januar...

Not Even NASA’s data is safe!

For those of us who think we are pretty good at keeping our information safe, I would highly suggest you think again. Most leading government organizations have issues on keeping their data secure. Take for ins...