Fresh “video games” site welcomes new users with Steam phish

Over the weekend, I received this unsolicited message from an acquaintance on Steam: 1 free game for new users!Take the game you want{redacted} [2-Pack] iPhone X XS XR XS Max Privacy Anti-Spy Tempered Glass Screen Protector $4.45End Date: Thursday Jul-18-2019 3:29:19 PDTBuy It Now for only: $4.45Buy It Now | Add to watch list … [Read more…]

Chernobyl’s lessons for critical-infrastructure cybersecurity

This story originally ran on The Parallax on April 26, 2019. CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE, Ukraine—The stray dog looking directly at me was hard to resist. Her ears perked up, her fur appeared clean—free of mange, at any rate—and she held a large stick firmly between her jaws. [2-Pack] iPhone X XS XR XS Max Privacy … [Read more…]

Not-so-dear subscribers

Many people have had a run-in with subscriptions to mobile content providers. They appear out of the blue, and get discovered only when account funds run dry. It might seem that the obvious solution is not to visit dubious sites and not to install apps from third-party sources. But, alas, these days such advice is … [Read more…]