Let’s establish one thing immediately. Despite the shock journalism and uneducated claims out there saying that the internet attack was so severe that it almost break, the reality is this. It was a big hit that was felt by a lot of people. That’s it. It would be like saying that a 6.5 magnitude earthquake… Continue reading The day the internet almost died and what it really means
Let’s start with the bottom line first. Both sides of the argument have valid points. With that said, let’s get to the facts on the matter… The full story can be found on Buzzfeed, but here’s the short version: A woman heard an inappropriate joke told behind her at a conference. She tweeted the incident… Continue reading Was @adriarichards right or wrong about #donglegate?
As the saying loosely goes, “If you mess with the bull, you get the horns.” That’s a lesson that security blogger Brian Krebs was dealt this week when he was hit with a DDoS attack on his website and a simultaneous “SWATting” attack where a phony emergency at his home was reported. His house, surrounded… Continue reading As Krebs learned, if you’re going to out hackers, expect repercussions