Category Archives: Security

50% reduction in accounts being compromised with MFA
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This just goes to show a little inconvenience, can significantly increase security. https://9to5google.com/2022/02/08/google-account-2sv/

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Open source developer corrupts widely-used libraries, affecting tons of projects – The Verge
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This is why I have trust issues with using open source projects which aren’t supported by companies.  While he isn’t wrong I think there were much better ways to handle this. Source: Open source developer corrupts widely-used libraries, affecting tons … Continue reading

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Ads that install the apps automatically…
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If malware can do it anything could do it. This is a pretty scary idea, when will carriers stop install garbage on devices? https://www.androidpolice.com/apps-are-using-scummy-ads-to-bypass-google-play-and-install-without-your-consent/

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Why we need encrypted messengers…
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Company That Routes Billions of Text Messages Quietly Says It Was Hacked for several years from cybersecurity

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Azure Cosmos DB users beware…
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This is pretty bad. It just goes to show security isn’t easy when even Microsoft can have a vulnerability like this. https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/08/worst-cloud-vulnerability-you-can-imagine-discovered-in-microsoft-azure/

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