The human factor is a major component of every security environment. It is important to understand and reason about how humans can be subverted into acting as malicious agents against themselves. The term “phishing” carries too much baggage, “email” “getting login credentials”. I think to have a broader understanding for reasoning about the human factor, […]
This is a great read, highly recommended. Good analysis on how false content can be created, and how hard it is to prove authenticity. Slate on The Pee Tape [Archive] A Bellingcat analyst provided another avenue to reach the same conclusion: YouTube, skip to 8:29 (source) Of course the really interesting point is raised in […]
Monetising a hacked computer is the hard part of cyber crime. Ransomware, an innovative solution, is starting to move into more complex coercion.