Curisoity and the cat–Don’t let your curiosity get the best of you–03/28/2019

Curiosity is a strong driver.  Sometimes it is “can I do this”, “How do I do this”, “Oooooh. Something new to try”.  I was faced with this, yesterday with a SUB stick. My CIO asked I come see him in the office, held up a USB stick and said he had found it while walking. … Read moreCurisoity and the cat–Don’t let your curiosity get the best of you–03/28/2019

Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) compromised–Please change your account password (3/26/2019)

Notice–Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) system compromise–PLEASE CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT PASSWORD   https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbw8b9/elsevier-user-passwords-exposed-online   According to the article they’ll be notifying users, but if you have an account on an Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) you should change your password now, as well as changing the password on any other accounts you have … Read moreElsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) compromised–Please change your account password (3/26/2019)

Cardless ATM transactions and thieves–3/11/2019

Though this article looks dated (2018) it is a current notification—-   As of May 2018, the FBI has seen an increase in cyber criminals exploiting the cardless ATM feature of mobile banking applications to compromise accounts and fraudulently withdraw cash from ATMs. Cardless ATM transactions use a code and a mobile phone for authentication … Read moreCardless ATM transactions and thieves–3/11/2019