Alleged Child Porn Lord Faces US Extradition

In 2013, the FBI exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Firefox to seize control over a Dark Web network of child pornography sites. The alleged owner of that ring – 33-year-old Freedom Hosting operator Eric Eoin Marques – was arrested in Ireland later that year on a U.S. warrant and has been in custody ever since. This […]

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All About mailto: Links

Share this: You can make a garden variety anchor link (<a>) open up a new email. Let’s take a little journey into this feature. It’s pretty easy to use, but as with anything web, there are lots of things to consider. The basic functionality <a href=”mailto:someone@yoursite.com”>Email Us</a> It works! But we immediately run into a […]

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Inside Incident Response: 6 Key Tips to Keep in Mind

Experts share the prime window for detecting intruders, when to contact law enforcement, and what they wish they did differently after a breach. 1 of 7 (Image: Jcomp – stock.adobe.com) Most data breaches we see in the headlines are the biggest – but a security incident doesn’t need to be of Equifax proportions to bring […]

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Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Cybercriminals involved in the operation created fake online dating profiles and tricked victims into sending money to phony bank accounts. Two men have been found guilty for their roles in a fraud operation in which cybercriminals spoofed emails, built fake online dating profiles, and fooled victims into sending them money. Nigerian citizen Olufolajimi Abegunde and […]

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Security Lessons from My Game Closet

In an era of popular video games like Fortnite and Minecraft, there is a lot to be learned about risk, luck, and strategy from some old-fashioned board games. I was recently looking over my collection of board games. As my eyes moved from game to game, I thought about the strategy and approach with which […]

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Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s password flub; AT&T CEO gets robocalls; the downsides of remote working

Another embarrassing security incident at Facebook; the most ironic robocall ever received; Feeling lonely? Well if you’re remote working, you’re not alone, oh wait yes you are. Uh whatever… https://trends.google.ca/trends/trendingsearches/realtime?geo=CA&category=t Trending on Google, Facebook exposed hundreds of millions of users passwords to its own employees. Passwords were accessible to Facebook employees, according to cyber security […]

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Advanced Tooling for Web Components

Share this: Over the course of the last four articles in this five-part series, we’ve taken a broad look at the technologies that make up the Web Components standards. First, we looked at how to create HTML templates that could be consumed at a later time. Second, we dove into creating our own custom element. […]

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