Tag: security

Do not use Google Authenticator

After I change my old smartphone to LG Q6, I would like to transfer all apps to it. I used Google Authenticator for a bunch of websites as the Two-factor Authentication. I just found Google Authenticator cannot move all these accounts to my new phone. To do the transferring, I have to manually re-add it

Windows 10 Tips and Tricks- Infographic

The world is jumping towards upgrade as new inventions are scarce and upgrades are a plenty. Microsoft Windows has been one such franchise. People are often heard saying, we are happy with the current windows and don’t need an upgrade. This argument is negated by the fact that no one uses Windows 95 or the

Your Small Business Needs Cyber Security

Just because you own a small business does not mean your security threats are small. Small businesses are especially vulnerable due to their lack of security. Forty-three percent of cyber attacks target small businesses. Cyber criminals are aware of the shortcomings in cyber security small businesses face. They are working with cheap, outdated equipment and

Google Nexus 7 (2013) Got a OTA Update

Google start its monthly security update since November 2015.  November Security Update here. December Security Update here. The Android version is still 6.0.1. The date of Android security patch level was changed. Build number was changed when update too. Before January update, the Nexus 7 information is shown as below. The update notice looks like

Upgrade Dir-850L router firmware to v1.13

It is time to upgrade router firmware. There is a alert notice on the support.dlink.ca Security Advisory: New firmware has been released that fixes the latest HNAP Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. Please ensure to upgrade your router to the latest firmware version. Click on on the Downloads tab below. What kind of vulnerability this time? Here

Linode has a security updates

Received an email from Linode about the security updates. It happened on yesterday. The Email said: Linode recently received several Xen Security Advisories (XSAs) that require us to perform updates to our host servers. In order to apply the updates, hosts and the Linodes running on them must be rebooted. The XSAs will be publicly

Disable SSLv2 and SSLv3 in Apache

As we always disable SSLv2 in Apache. Now it is SSLv3 turn. The recent news about the SSL 3 vulnerability is so important that I have to disable it as well. So just modify the ssl.conf of Apache [ssh]SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3[/ssh] The web site still has TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2. For