LastPass data breach

LastPass has notified its users that it experienced some “suspicious behavior” on their servers and they believe that “email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised”. They also made clear that “we have found no evidence that encrypted user vault data was taken, nor that LastPass user accounts were accessed”.

Long time no hear

Sorry for the long break between posts. Lots going on for me right now. I would encourage you to have a look at my Twitter feed to keep track of key updates. It’s about the only thing I’ve kept up on lately. https://twitter.com/WawaseeMedia  

Security roundup (4/5/15)

Here are some top stories from the last month: The FREAK bug. You can read the in-depth info here, but the gist of this is that a “man in the middle” could force an encrypted HTTPS web connection to use really old and really weak encryption, thus allowing someone (probably the man in the middle)

Book review: No Place To Hide by Glenn Greenwald

I finally finished reading “No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glenn Greenwald. Glenn, a respected and fiercely independent journalist, along with CITIZENFOUR documentarian Laura Poitras (winner of an Oscar this year), were the two people Ed Snowden sought out to handle the release of the documents he

Security roundup (3/1/2015)

It’s been quite an active few weeks in the realm of security and privacy. Here are the top stories and what they mean for you. I’m trying to keep these short and sweet, and then point you to other sources for more information. IRS phone scams. It’s tax time, and the bad guys are out

Security news update (Feb 8)

While I try to send out timely notes via Twitter for security issues, I’m going to also try to periodically summarize recent news items with a blog post. This is the first such posting. Let’s get to it… If you haven’t updated your Adobe Flash player, you should do it right away. Adobe has patched