IoT and Healthcare – My thoughts from HIMSS

I recently attended the HIMMS conference in Las Vegas. Tough gig, I know. It rotates between Las Vegas and Orlando. I spoke with many in the healthcare industry about concerns about Cyber Security and IoT. In particular, the fact that IT is growing in the healthcare...

WannaCry Hackers Withdraw Bitcoins Worth $143,000

The Hackers behind WannaCry Ransomware have finally withdrawn their Bitcoins. The ransomware that took the media by storm and caused havoc at businesses around the globe, including reported cases of hospitals and even a Honda manufacturing plant that had to shutdown...

Microsoft Windows LNK CVE-2017-8464

Microsoft Windows LNK CVE-2017-8464. This is not the first time a LNK vulnerability has come around and caused issues for Windows machines. Probably will not be the last either. A patch is available as part of Microsoft “Patch Tuesday” for this and the...

WannaCry (CVE-2017-0145) Detect with Metasploit

So by now everyone should have heard of WannaCry and all the variants. Here is a good rundown on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WannaCry_ransomware_attack. It stems from tools being made available that the NSA used in exploiting holes in the Windows...