Doug Olenick

Recent articles by Doug Olenick

Microsoft's new Patch Tuesday gets mixed reviews

Microsoft's new Patch Tuesday gets mixed reviews

Security bulletins replaced with updates guide.
Doug Olenick Apr 19 2017, 3:21PM Security
Phishing campaign uses myGov to pull personal information

Phishing campaign uses myGov to pull personal information

Campaign mirrors the real site.
Doug Olenick Mar 6 2017, 6:58AM Security
Apple issues patches to most of its products

Apple issues patches to most of its products

Vulnerabilities on iCloud could lead to memory corruption.
Doug Olenick Jan 25 2017, 12:58PM Software
Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Cybercriminals already able to hack ATM biometric readers

Haven't even been rolled out yet.
Doug Olenick Sep 26 2016, 9:56AM Security
Lost devices is the leading cause of data breaches

Lost devices is the leading cause of data breaches

Financial sector targeted.
Doug Olenick Aug 30 2016, 12:30PM Security
Dropbox users details may have been compromised

Dropbox users details may have been compromised

Recommends users to change credentials.
Doug Olenick Aug 29 2016, 11:25AM Cloud
Australian teen let off hook after DDoS campaign

Australian teen let off hook after DDoS campaign

Initiated denial of service attacks against Commonwealth Bank.
Doug Olenick Aug 23 2016, 8:51PM Security
Hacker reportedly selling 200 million Yahoo user credentials

Hacker reportedly selling 200 million Yahoo user credentials

Digital giant faces massive data breach.
Doug Olenick Aug 3 2016, 11:50AM Security
Ransomware most dominant malware ever

Ransomware most dominant malware ever

Most costly malware ever.
Doug Olenick Jul 27 2016, 7:48PM Security
New ransomware hits Google Docs

New ransomware hits Google Docs

CuteRansomware is anything but soft and cuddly.
Doug Olenick Jul 14 2016, 5:51PM Security
Cloud aggregator Datadog breached

Cloud aggregator Datadog breached

Tells users to reset passwords.
Doug Olenick Jul 12 2016, 11:31AM Security
Android 7.0 Nougat will block screenlock ransomware

Android 7.0 Nougat will block screenlock ransomware

Google to put in defensive measure.
Doug Olenick Jul 6 2016, 3:37PM Security
Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

Webcams, IoT gadgets hijacked to launch DDoS attacks

LizardStresser enslaves devices.
Doug Olenick Jul 5 2016, 11:00PM Security
Ransomware hits Office 365

Ransomware hits Office 365

Millions potentially exposed to 'Cerber' zero-day.
Doug Olenick Jun 28 2016, 11:48AM Security
Malware steals data through a computer's cooling fans

Malware steals data through a computer's cooling fans

A lot of effort.
Doug Olenick Jun 28 2016, 11:43AM Security
Bots sign second Brexit referendum petition

Bots sign second Brexit referendum petition

People in Antarctica, North Korea and Vatican City apparently sign up.
Doug Olenick Jun 28 2016, 11:30AM Security
IPv4 black market booming

IPv4 black market booming

Cybercrims hijack defunct addresses to resell to desperate buyers.
Doug Olenick Jun 22 2016, 5:00PM Security
Cyber criminals offer live chat support for victims

Cyber criminals offer live chat support for victims

"Hello, this is Ransomware Depot. How may I help you?"
Doug Olenick Jun 12 2016, 8:16PM Security
Hackers offer Windows exploit for US$90,000

Hackers offer Windows exploit for US$90,000

Supposedly effective against almost every version of Windows.
Doug Olenick Jun 1 2016, 6:42AM Security
More than 100 million LinkedIn credentials spotted for sale

More than 100 million LinkedIn credentials spotted for sale

Long-lasting damage of 2012 LinkedIn data breach.
Doug Olenick May 19 2016, 7:35AM Security

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