IoT · Security

High Wattage IoT Devices Used to Manipulate Energy Market

Enron started it but the other power companies have all picked up the practice of playing the spot market for energy production and consumption. This works a lot like the Wall Street Futures Market where there is certain amount of financial speculation that goes on around both the supply and demand. If demand is high,… Continue reading High Wattage IoT Devices Used to Manipulate Energy Market

Fake News · Security

Fake News from Actual News Outlets

In a recent release FireEye identified a misinformation campaign but this time it wasn’t coming from Facebook, Twitter or any other social media. The news agencies had their content management systems hacked and the hackers were publishing fake news in psy-ops bid to sway public opinion against NATO. The attack appears to have been running… Continue reading Fake News from Actual News Outlets

Security

Spear Phishing and Cryptocurrency Hacking

Apparently CryptoCore has raked in about $200 million USD from practicing low tech techniques like Spear Phishing and Whaling. The executives running the cryptocurrency exchanges were targeted in order to steal the wallet credentials. Worse yet, is that they have been very effective in covering their trail. Its likely to be based in eastern Europe,… Continue reading Spear Phishing and Cryptocurrency Hacking

DevSecOps · Security · Sioapbox

DevSecOps is Critical

In talking to one of my colleagues and explaining the difference between DevOps and DevSecOps to a colleague, I came across an interesting set of Google search results. When I google for ‘misconfigured AWS S3 bucket data breach’, I get 81,000+ results. 7 million Indian financial records exposed, 128 million US household records exposed, UK… Continue reading DevSecOps is Critical