SBCC

SBCC Tech Discussion
February 19, 2019
Tuesday
Mesquite Grill   Catalina Room
7:30AM

1: Hearing loss, what can you do? What are our options?

https://www.hearingloss.org/

http://time2loopamerica.com/

https://www.hearingloss.org/hearing-help/technology/hearing-aids/

2: Microsoft cybersecurity expert: Please, stop using Internet Explorer as a web browser: https://mashable.com/article/microsoft-stop-using-internet-explorer-browser/#i8dYbaVugmqd

3: How Hackers and Scammers Break Into iCloud-Locked iPhones: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/8xyq8v/how-to-unlock-icloud-stolen-iphone

4: Use an 8-character Windows NTLM password? Don’t. Every single one can be cracked in under 2.5hrs: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/14/password_length/

5: How to create simple, one-step tasks in Automator to save you time on your Mac: http://appleinsider.com/articles/19/02/10/how-to-create-simple-one-step-taks-in-automator-to-save-you-time-on-your-mac

6: Stream live TV in your browser. There’s no charge. You can watch U.S. TV stations affiliated with the NBC, CBS, ABC, PBS, FOX, and Univision networks: https://puffer.stanford.edu/

Interwebs or news around the tubes

 Cyber Security Class SBCC Mar. 1 at 9:00AM: https://saddlebrookecc.org/content.aspx?page_id=4002&club_id=466648&item_id=962986

 Your GPS Devices May Stop Working On April 6 If You Don’t Or Can’t Update Firmware: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/12/current_gps_epoch_ends/ and https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Memorandum_on_GPS_2019.pdf

It’s now 2019, and your Windows DHCP server can be pwned by a packet, IE and Edge by a webpage, and so on: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/13/patch_tuesday_february/

Patch Tuesday, February 2019 Edition: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/02/patch-tuesday-february-2019-edition/

WARNING – New Phishing Attack That Even Most Vigilant Users Could Fall For: https://thehackernews.com/2019/02/advance-phishing-login-page.html

 

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8 responses to “SBCC

  1. Steve, this might be interesting to discuss at the next tech breakfast…David

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/the-fcc-is-going-to-war-over-set-top-boxes/

  2. Steve, this looks like the ultimate in a secure OS…David

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/edward-snowdens-os-of-choice-gets-a-major-update/

  3. Steve, have you played with Google’s Cardboard VR? It’s really quite amazing. I have the VR headset and can show it at a tech breakfast sometime. Here’s a recent VR article.

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/google-cardboard-5-million-users/

  4. Did I send this earlier? These “compute sticks” are starting to look interesting.

    Intel Compute Stick
    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/22/intel-compute-stick-2016-review/

    Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 review

  5. Steve check this out.
    Google keeps you safe from sneaky download buttons on the web.

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/04/google-safe-browsing-fake-download-buttons/

  6. Hi Steve, check out this new way to hack into your cmputer…
    Mousejacking Hackers Could Seize Control of Your Wireless Mouse or Keyboard – Popular Mechanics https://apple.news/AbLmWev81S9eZgTXG8ovtIA

  7. Hi Steve,
    This is interesting…
    http://www.engadget.com/2016/03/06/first-known-mac-ransomware/ First known Mac ransomware reaches the wild

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