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Silicon dreams

March 27, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

This week we’re talking about a subject near and dear to my heart, well, near at least if you count proximity. That’s right, we’re discussing the recent semiconductor investment in Arizona. I usually go to the well to find the most current security topics for my blogs, but things dry up the closer you get to a major industry show since everyone wants to play their cards close to their chests. I think the major semiconductor news isn’t too long in the tooth, however....

Arizona, Intel, NortonLifeLock, Resideo, Semiconductor, Verkada

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Trust fall

November 29, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Do you trust tech companies to protect and secure your personal privacy? According to one survey, it appears that a majority of smart home technology users do. Now I am writing this way too late into the evening, the post-holiday doldrums make for slow or quiet news weeks. So, while I’m brainstorming a topic for this week’s blog and sending some post witching hour emails, I began reading some survey data from an article. It’s not new data, the article is a few months old now,...

BlackCat, NortonLifeLock, Ransomware, Residential, smart home, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Shanghai'd, data breaches and insecurity

August 3, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

In early July of this year, one of the largest known data breaches to date occurred that stripped files from a Shanghai police database. The hacker responsible claimed to have stolen terabytes of data relating to as many as one billion Chinese citizens. Known as ChinaDan, the hacker asked for a ransom in digital currency roughly equivalent to $200,000. While it isn’t clear how he got access to the data, it seems likely it could be related to the same method used to gather most of it: social...

Bandai Namco, CD PROJKT RED, Masaru Kawaguchi, NortonLifeLock, Sophos, United States Department of the Treasury, Verizon

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