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Shodan Adventures Part 3 – IP Cameras

You’ve always felt like you needed a little more home security, and pondered whether or not the hassle of a security camera would be worth the return. One day you finally give in and purchased a camera, or camera system, and thought that the peace of mind that being able to check on your home […]

Shodan Adventures Part 1

There’s been a lot of issues with Netgear’s remote management web page in its routers in the past, and the guidance has been to disable the remote management web page. Well, I decided to see how many people have left their Netgear router vulnerable because they have the remote management enabled.

Ransomware Deployment Protocol (RDP)

RDP stands for Remote Desktop Protocol that is used by people that need to access the desktop of a remote Windows computer. Hackers have been gaining access to these remote machines for over a decade thanks in part to weak passwords that are used to “secure” them by just guessing the username and password. Once […]

Forever 21 Data Breach

Forever 21 implemented encryption and tokenization in 2015, but it appears the security measures were not implemented at some point-of-sale machines. On Tuesday Forever 21 was notified by a third-party that there “may have been unauthorized access to data from payment cards” between March 2017 and October 2017.

The Tampa Bay Ukulele Society

The Ukulele Hello, let me introduce myself. My name is Nickie McNichols. I am an event organizer/director of the Tampa Bay Ukulele Society. We are a C corp non-profit organization. We have over 1800 members on Meetup, and over 1000 on Facebook. Our efforts are aimed at education, entertainment, and giving back to the community. […]