My tweets

  • Tue, 15:23: Cyber scoop NSA says it found new critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server: The National Security Agency on Tuesday said it alerted Microsoft to a fresh batch of critical vulnerabilities that hackers could exploit to remotely… https://t.co/j1x7wjy7fU Check it out! https://t.co/3T6yuKmFlg
  • Tue, 18:41: Cyber scoop U.S. intelligence community details destructive cyber capabilities, growing influence threats: The intelligence community made its most direct public attribution yet that Russia was behind weaving malicious code into a… https://t.co/CbhVAwdXkK Check it out! https://t.co/Yl3KFmuKzH
  • Tue, 19:49: The Source presents Community Conversations: Actions for a Sustainable Community: Metro’s “Community Conversations” are online meetings hosted by community leaders to help us learn the histories, art, activism and cultural assets of the neighborhoods… https://t.co/J8JFjpqfsB https://t.co/KYZowUsIap
  • Tue, 22:01: Cyber scoop Hundreds of electric utilities downloaded SolarWinds backdoor, regulator says: About a quarter of roughly 1,500 electric utilities sharing data with the North American power grid regulator said they installed the malicious… https://t.co/DKAhTPTRAO Check it out! https://t.co/8R7qB6IJi3
  • Wed, 03:31: Krebs on security Microsoft Patch Tuesday, April 2021 Edition: Microsoft today released updates to plug at least 110 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other products. The patches include four security fixes for Microsoft Exchange Server… https://t.co/tZmvgAu5SY https://t.co/5DAIjQKzzL
  • Wed, 07:20: Cyber scoop With court order, FBI removes hundreds of Exchange Server web shells from US organizations: The FBI has used a court order to remove malicious code from hundreds of U.S. computers running the Microsoft Exchange Server email… https://t.co/gIyzLsrRyE Check it out! https://t.co/QIHi7IUNic
  • Wed, 08:31: Trend Micro Search: April Patch Tuesday Sets Record High for 2021: April’s Patch Tuesday fixes 114 vulnerabilities in various Microsoft products, a slight increase from March’s 89. This is the most vulnerabilities fixed in a month for 2021… https://t.co/KdnIz2ZvDT Check it out! https://t.co/XZWGN2WcUV
  • Wed, 10:52: tech blog Why is there “no password required” when accessing accounts? What not to do when setting up accounts for services: I’ve been contemplating this article Michael in Tennessee sent me in regards to a wireless company that thought it… https://t.co/K4pHB4edZx check it out!
  • Wed, 11:41: Cyber scoop Unpatched Microsoft Exchange Servers hit with cryptojacking: Hackers are hitting Microsoft Exchange Servers with a Monero cryptominer, according to Sophos research published Tuesday. The attackers, which Sophos did not identify,… https://t.co/veZsEZzmDM Check it out! https://t.co/ktdF0faVgT

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:10: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog mobile news for april7 could be a potential issue: Hi. Firstly from redmondpie, we have. 1. lg is shutting down.…
  • Mon, 15:23: The Source presents Julia Louise Bogany, 1948-2021: � Post by Letitia Fernandez Ivins Senior Manager Transportation Planning, Metro Arts and Design� It is with deep sadness and a sense of communal loss that we honor the passing [continue reading] https://t.co/K10TrZtmzc https://t.co/prZV43R8b2
  • Mon, 18:41: The Source presents Metro Micro available as part of Transit, Metro’s official app: The above screen grabs show how Metro Micro appears when planning a trip in Transit, Metro’s official app.  Metro Micro — our mobility on-demand service — is now… https://t.co/WWRP4FSMQU https://t.co/IbJZZDSGxs
  • Mon, 19:49: Cyber scoop Ex-DHS chief confirms suspected Russian hackers targeted his email account: Former acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Monday confirmed news reports that the suspected Russian spies behind a multi-prong breach of… https://t.co/KuunKX4DNV Check it out! https://t.co/DHQlhc145x
  • Mon, 22:01: Krebs on security ParkMobile Breach Exposes License Plate Data, Mobile Numbers of 21M Users: Someone is selling account information for 21 million customers of ParkMobile, a mobile parking app that's popular in North America. The stolen data includes… https://t.co/64zh3gv3Fx https://t.co/Muc2G7UgDU
  • Tue, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: HTTPS over HTTP: A Supply Chain Attack on Azure DevOps Server 2020: We provide the technical details of a supply chain attack on an improperly configured Azure DevOps Server 2020, specifically in the continuous… https://t.co/6VdUOg6Rh7 Check it out! https://t.co/sOHY2H1kTU
  • Tue, 08:31: Last Pass presents Identity Management Day Reminds Us of the Importance of Identity in a Work-From-Anywhere World: Today marks the inaugural Identity Management Day, a new annual awareness event on the second Tuesday of every April. The… https://t.co/We529Mb2MM check it out https://t.co/578Mg1M5Mc
  • Tue, 11:13: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog Looks like Facebook is now paying for an old breach: According to several articles out there, Facebook is now pay…
  • Tue, 11:41: Cyber scoop Banking organizations dub proposed US cyber notification regulation 'burdensome': Banking groups have objected to elements of a proposed U.S. cyber incident notification rule, saying that its threshold for mandatory disclosure… https://t.co/UtXHKOqt4b Check it out! https://t.co/Vr5f1U19qM
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  • Sun, 15:23: The Independent artist show, broadcast 287 for April 11, 2021: Welcome to broadcast 287. I hope you enjoy the program. Set 1: 1KUB Wartime 07:04 Aitua Words - IV Dreams 04:41 Aluminum Forest Humanity 03:48 Amoeba House of Rust 01:15 Endless Blue Rainy… https://t.co/Qwk9fujFj8 https://t.co/HmuUNo72H5
  • Mon, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: A Spike in BazarCall and IcedID Activity Detected in March: We discuss the cases of BazarCall and IcedID we observed in March. Both are known for the use of spam to deliver their payloads. https://t.co/npHwinD7AC Check it out! https://t.co/eIHlgSrJX0
  • Mon, 07:35: tech blog Ransomware gangs not going away? Ransomware and their gangs now have something else up their sleeves: Ransomware isn’t going anywhere In fact, its been reported in podcasts that the actors are now emailing or even calling their… https://t.co/fQ0Y8EY4X2 check it out!
  • Mon, 08:31: Cyber scoop Fed chair deems cyber threat top risk to financial sector: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he is on alert for cyberattacks against U.S. financial systems and companies, above and beyond any other risks to the… https://t.co/4CDByr3Q6f Check it out! https://t.co/PMX0gba0tA
  • Mon, 10:17: tech blog I love good news, Kansas man indicted in connection with 2019 hack at water utility: I love covering articles like this, especially when charges are filed. A U.S. grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man for allegedly hacking the… https://t.co/UIWjbDPXYN check it out!
  • Mon, 11:41: Cyber scoop White House to nominate NSA veterans Chris Inglis, Jen Easterly as national cyber director and CISA chief: President Joe Biden has picked two veterans of the National Security Agency, Chris Inglis and Jen Easterly, for senior… https://t.co/35YeeCbwJm Check it out! https://t.co/pWSL6rOB8h

My tweets

  • Fri, 15:24: Cyber scoop White House for additional $110 million in CISA funding to address cyber threats: The White House on Friday asked Congress for $110 million in additional funding in 2022 to help the Department of Homeland Security shore up… https://t.co/usGW41ax8J Check it out! https://t.co/mxE90bfNGY
  • Fri, 18:41: The Source presents Metro to increase service on select bus lines starting April 12: Metro will be increasing bus trips on select lines beginning Monday, April 12. This is part of our effort to restore regular Metro bus service by September of this year.… https://t.co/fgO6QhGIIf https://t.co/tSC6JiGtsv
  • Fri, 19:49: Trend Micro Search: This Week in Security News - April 9, 2021: Microsoft Teams and Zoom Hacked In $1 Million Competition and Preventing Ransomware While Working from Home https://t.co/kzQ8O60J9m Check it out! https://t.co/AavN16OHS3
  • Fri, 22:01: Cyber scoop Financial industry preps for proposal that would require 36-hour breach notification: A milestone date for an ambitious federal banking industry cybersecurity regulation that debuted at the tail end of the Trump administration… https://t.co/soeugVvlFX Check it out! https://t.co/mNlxWxCMb4

My tweets

  • Thu, 12:11: tech blog Rogue Employees can be part of the breach problem … hope these two emplpoyees got fired: According to an article I read from the Verge, rogue employees can be part of the breach problem. The article was written on April 7th, and… https://t.co/JuzLf7rgI6 check it out!
  • Thu, 15:23: Cyber scoop No honor among thieves: Scammers target stolen credit card hubs: Two online hubs for stolen credit cards found themselves on the receiving end of hack-and-leak operations last month. User data from the card store Swarmshop was… https://t.co/4TBLvO7u2s Check it out! https://t.co/B352gbNLHg
  • Thu, 18:41: Trend Micro Search: Hindsight is 2020: Looking Back on the Year From a Cybersecurity Perspective: As we head deeper into 2021, let’s take a look back on some of the most notable security stories and trends from the past year, all of which… https://t.co/u7I7HnW12o Check it out! https://t.co/8HFaystCdj
  • Thu, 19:50: Trend Micro Search: Injecting Deception Mid-Pandemic: Covid-19 Vaccine Related Threats: We share some of our findings on malware, spam, phishing schemes, malicious websites, and illicit markets that use Covid-19 vaccines as a lure. https://t.co/HrTCdlTYOV Check it out! https://t.co/5MHMcrMIIg
  • Thu, 22:00: The Source presents Universal City/Studio City and Civic Center/Grand Park station portals to reopen April 12: In an effort to reduce touchpoints and focus critical cleaning efforts where riders need it most, some of our redundant and underutilized… https://t.co/5AMyNRRQih https://t.co/dFBZ3B0QLk
  • Fri, 03:31: Cyber scoop US intelligence report warns of increased offensive cyber, disinformation around the world: Over the course of the next 20 years, nation-states will see a rise in targeted offensive cyber-operations and disinformation in an… https://t.co/7vq8cuj2NI Check it out! https://t.co/I28AFGXcuW
  • Fri, 07:20: The Source presents Metro Board approves Metrolink CEO Stephanie Wiggins as next CEO of LA Metro: Here is Stephanie’s bio on the Metrolink website and below is the news release from the office of Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti with… https://t.co/mjyHSTsh1f https://t.co/gZOLWKoFs4
  • Fri, 08:31: Trend Micro Search: Iron Tiger APT Updates Toolkit With Evolved SysUpdate Malware: This blog details how Iron Tiger threat actors have updated their toolkit with an updated SysUpdate malware variant that now uses five files in its… https://t.co/1f3xdNxdLf Check it out! https://t.co/b0Nk0qLWtd
  • Fri, 11:41: Cyber scoop Online testing firm agrees to security audit after inquiry from senator: A company whose software has been widely used to administer law school entrance exams during the coronavirus pandemic has agreed to an independent audit of… https://t.co/VmqZesJWXy Check it out! https://t.co/zYzXhDqLdV

My tweets

  • Wed, 15:23: Trend Micro Search: Leadership in the Industry - Customer Blog: Jason Cradit, Principal Cloud Architect, 1898 & Company https://t.co/y4MBKC79rO Check it out! https://t.co/s4fFBPzvAL
  • Wed, 16:38: tech blog The Security Box, podcast 37: The Beginning of DKIM and other stuff: It looks like I did not put the show notes up on the blog for podcast 37’s Security Box. Sorry about that! The rss feed has been updated after the program was… https://t.co/eqlbtHNzyt check it out!
  • Wed, 17:03: tech blog The Security box, podcast 38: Facebook at it again, news, notes and more: Hello folks, The RSS is updated with today’s program that was aired on the Independent artist channel on the mix. Don’t have RSS? Don’t worry! Here is the… https://t.co/65yO4sOlMY check it out!
  • Wed, 18:42: Cyber scoop Ransomware disrupted production at two manufacturing sites in Italy, investigators say: A ransomware incident earlier this year temporarily shut down production for two days at a pair of manufacturing facilities in Italy,… https://t.co/Xt6HbBNKEe Check it out! https://t.co/oAvCVldN28
  • Wed, 19:50: Cyber scoop What gets lost in ‘cyber Pearl Harbor'-style rhetoric: Over a year into the coronavirus pandemic, more people have become accustomed to doomsday talk. Americans following public officials’ remarks about cybersecurity, though,… https://t.co/UknJdKiT0L Check it out! https://t.co/4MRFLysH6z
  • Thu, 07:20: Last Pass presents Fear of Forgetfulness Drives Bad Password Behaviors: Taking control of your increasingly digital life starts with proper password hygiene. The post Fear of Forgetfulness Drives Bad Password Behaviors appeared first on The… https://t.co/VgAHGdPCYv check it out https://t.co/9no7CSYKGM
  • Thu, 08:32: Cyber scoop European cops collected data from encrypted chat services for weeks prior to cocaine bust: Breached encrypted messaging tools increasingly seem to provide European law enforcement agencies with a kind of roadmap to high profile… https://t.co/ZbpXIn5bnj Check it out! https://t.co/RdRTuZ7Vpo
  • Thu, 11:21: New show "The Security box, podcast 38 for April 7, 2021" up now at https://t.co/IDvNfVVv5P Check it out now!
  • Thu, 11:41: Cyber scoop Fake job listings help suspected Iranian hackers aim at targets in Lebanon: Suspected Iranian hackers have zeroed-in on a target in Lebanon, according to Check Point research published Thursday. Researchers caught attackers… https://t.co/Vzkuwjgnnv Check it out! https://t.co/sYo4GbXWXD

My tweets

  • Tue, 15:23: Cyber scoop EU investigating ‘IT security incident’ involving multiple agencies: Cybersecurity experts at the European Union are investigating an “IT security incident” involving multiple institutions, though “no major information breach”… https://t.co/PN4W2evQ19 Check it out! https://t.co/vcufjAzd6o
  • Tue, 18:41: Krebs on security Are You One of the 533M People Who Got Facebooked?: Ne'er-do-wells leaked personal data -- including phone numbers -- for some 553 million Facebook users this week. Facebook says the data was collected before 2020 when it changed things… https://t.co/B1Z8UlngB5 https://t.co/lRAMtdSJAM
  • Tue, 19:49: The Source presents Metro celebrates Earth Month and works to reduce greenhouse gases: When we say we integrate sustainability into everything we do at Metro, that’s more than a tagline. There are many reasons to better protect our land, wildlife, air… https://t.co/dEmKp0HRUD https://t.co/u6b5cotiYs
  • Tue, 22:00: The Source presents COVID-19 update and Metro News; April 6, 2021: •Metro continues to offer essential trips. We’re running about 80 percent of our pre-pandemic service with bus service set to increase in June and then return to normal levels in… https://t.co/vFbSlUmwrh https://t.co/xLn1N87yTE
  • Wed, 03:31: Cyber scoop How NIST hopes network defenders will stop ransomware: Networks defenders in the U.S. and beyond are struggling to keep pace with scale and intensity of ransomware attacks, particularly as the issue has emerged as a subject of… https://t.co/pawo9siQqG Check it out! https://t.co/M33MdOiMEk
  • Wed, 07:20: Last Pass presents Drive Business Success and Security With an Anywhere Work Strategy: Here's a look at why technology and compliance are critical to a work-from-anywhere future.  The post Drive Business Success and Security With an… https://t.co/g9MegaVxoy check it out https://t.co/ukoxrGrRWe
  • Wed, 08:31: Cyber scoop Hackers are abusing Discord, Slack file-sharing to distribute malware: Hackers are increasingly using Slack and Discord to distribute malware to unsuspecting victims, according to Cisco Talos research published Wednesday. … https://t.co/Qv2AUhRPne Check it out! https://t.co/RaOJ2uWrTw
  • Wed, 10:49: At the top of the hour, come join me for the Security Box on the Independent channel. https://t.co/bMqa4WtpGZ or https://t.co/WBezpAtSEB for listen links and options.
  • Wed, 11:42: Cyber scoop Wine scams spiked during COVID-19 lockdown: Absolute monsters. Wine-themed domain registrations rose once COVID-19 lockdowns took hold, some of them malicious and used in phishing campaigns, Recorded Future and Area 1 Security… https://t.co/G5UDv683XX Check it out! https://t.co/Vqi2G6hmBD

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:08: tech blog mobile news for april7 could be a potential issue: Hi. Firstly from redmondpie, we have. 1. lg is shutting down. LG Confirms It Will No Longer Be Making Smartphones Anymore From july 31 this year lg will be dieing out. If you want… https://t.co/wPyGEeVV54 check it out!
  • Mon, 15:23: Cyber scoop Suspected Chinese spies cover tracks in efforts to breach Vietnamese government: A previously undocumented group of Chinese-speaking spies conducted a months-long campaign to infect the computers of government agencies in… https://t.co/gTjxappx9y Check it out! https://t.co/sCJESWueDo
  • Mon, 18:41: The Source presents New artwork inside Mariachi Plaza Station by artist Sonia Romero: A new iconic mural located on the concourse level of Metro’s Mariachi Plaza Station was recently installed. Artist Sonia Romero painted the mural, “Hecho a Mano,” on… https://t.co/SevhFmp3h7 https://t.co/agB6Ti7pQ5
  • Mon, 19:49: Krebs on security Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage: Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim's customers and partners… https://t.co/gJiOROZMby https://t.co/d9EkyNwk0m
  • Tue, 08:32: Cyber scoop Emerging hacking tool 'EtterSilent' mimics DocuSign, researchers find: Hackers are using a new, malleable malicious document builder to run their criminal schemes, according to Intel 471 research published Tuesday. The document… https://t.co/rEjNiHTmgw Check it out! https://t.co/pnWQ03K4U9
  • Tue, 11:12: tech blog Looks like Facebook is now paying for an old breach: According to several articles out there, Facebook is now paying for their apparent mistake that allowed people to get access to phone numbers. While they fixed the… https://t.co/NuSnFT6Rit check it out!
  • Tue, 11:42: Cyber scoop Crooks are getting smarter about exploiting SAP software, study finds: Security researchers on Tuesday warned of the unrelenting interest that cybercriminals have in exploiting applications made by software giant SAP to defraud… https://t.co/aMU5YQIxAA Check it out! https://t.co/tigLv2sqfp

My tweets

  • Sun, 13:20: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog This week in security news, news ending March 26, 2021: There’s always something good to look at in News Notes fr…
  • Sun, 15:05: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog Here’s some of what I’ve read of late: While I’d love to put everything in news notes that I’ve read, I’ve realiz…
  • Sun, 15:11: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog Krebs on security covers Woodland Hills, California: but this company … isn’t all that great: I’ve lived in Woodl…
  • Sun, 15:24: Krebs on security Ubiquiti All But Confirms Breach Response Iniquity: For four days this past week, Internet-of-Things giant Ubiquiti failed to respond to requests for comment on a whistleblower's allegations that the company had massively downplayed a… https://t.co/q8aC12pqn6 https://t.co/HyOniHnkuV
  • Sun, 18:42: The independent artist spotlight, broadcast 165: Going Around the world: I've tried to change it up by playing stuff we've not played in quite awhile. How did I do? Leave your comments! We're going around the world for this episode of the program. It… https://t.co/3XanPVaB5i https://t.co/eFdqfcqFNA
  • Sun, 19:50: The Independent artist show, broadcast 286: a topic, and plenty of tunes: Welcome to podcast 286. We'll have a topic, I'll play some tunes, and we'll see where it goes. Set 1: Barry Phillips Jig for bamboo pipes 03:12 Wolfgang Merx Extinct 03:39 Bella… https://t.co/y6PrqsbauG https://t.co/zrcagAGjxR
  • Mon, 08:31: Cyber scoop 533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online: Information belonging to approximately 533 million Facebook users has leaked online in recent days, according to security researcher Alon Gal, raising concerns about a… https://t.co/yVWiIOYvNz Check it out! https://t.co/zGT5jUqgoU
  • Mon, 10:41: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog With status you may get malware named after you: Krebs On Security has been around for many years now, and recent…
  • Mon, 11:41: The Source presents Get project updates at an April Service Council Meeting: This month, the Service Councils will take a little time to catch up with some of the projects in their regions. The San Fernando and San Gabriel Valley Councils will [continue… https://t.co/QkYGunzIrK https://t.co/Eg0nLB5lev