Anatomy of Cryptophishing – Hydro Project

Cross-posted to “” and “BecomeACyberSecurity.Expert” Logo is stolen from the real Hydro Protocol folks. I get some interesting emails, and in particular, some interesting phishing emails. Most of them are quite poor, and fairly easy to spot, and the people constructing them don’t go through a lot of effort. I received one today that was […]

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Getting Back to Blogging….

It’s 2019 – Happy New Year! I’m going to try to get back to blogging again. I suspect that as I do, things will be much more stream of consciousness, but then, that’s the point of this blog. (See the tag line.) I’d like to be doing more reviews of things – I created a […]

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U.S. Government Releases “Proof” of U.S. Election Hacking by Russians

Gary Markstein, as above. Edit: Original post still below, but I’ve been informed by several of the Threat Researchers with whom I work that this report is not supposed to be considered as the government’s proof, merely things that organisations can use in order to protect themselves. With that understood, it still furthers a narrative […]

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Google Pixel XL (128GB) Review

I own a Google Pixel XL in Very Black with 128GB onboard storage. I have had a Samsung Galaxy Note since the first one. I still have my Galaxy Note 4. (Actually, I have two of them! Unfortunately, I couldn’t go any further with the Note series for two big reasons. Samsung in their <sarcasm>infinite […]

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On @apple’s Lack of Improvement

It seems I’m not the only one disappointed with the lack of improvements in the new Macbook Pros. Scanning Linked In and other social media sites shows I’m not the only one who would prefer a laptop that isn’t thinner but that has more RAM and better features overall. I’m not sure why Apple is […]

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