My tweets

  • Fri, 13:17: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog The Security box, podcast 52: The Security of our Water Supply, news notes and a very interesting robery story to…
  • Fri, 13:21: tech blog The Security box, podcast 53: Better Get Your Windows Update on … especially if you print: Hello folks, This is the link to podcast 53 for you to freely download. While we had trouble with what I thought would be a simple process… https://t.co/gOc0YfWXhW check it out!
  • Fri, 14:22: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog July Patch Tuesday is here, better get your patch on … especially if you print: Hello everyone, both articles fro…
  • Fri, 15:23: Cyber scoop Kaseya obtains decryption key for victims of massive ransomware attack: Roughly three weeks after Russia-based ransomware group REvil attacked Kaseya, the Florida-based IT firm has obtained a working decryption key to unlock… https://t.co/eoLXPMJgBC Check it out! https://t.co/Eg5RLXTyTJ
  • Fri, 18:41: Cyber scoop No cyberattack in sprawling internet outage, Akamai says: A global internet outage on Thursday downed tens of thousands of websites, including those of giant corporations like McDonald’s and Delta Airlines, according to… https://t.co/M62yrUtV8g Check it out! https://t.co/vsN7ZdVoOt
  • Fri, 19:49: Trend Micro Search: Respect in Security: Anti-Harrassment Initiative: Respect in Security aims to make a concrete difference to the levels of abuse and harassment that are unfortunately all too common in our industry. https://t.co/y215MajvVj Check it out! https://t.co/enDxxgrjgX
  • Fri, 22:00: Trend Micro Respect in Security: Anti-Harrassment Initiative: Respect in Security aims to make a concrete difference to the levels of abuse and harassment that are unfortunately all too common in our industry. https://t.co/m7IKIfsKXL https://t.co/wfaOG3pvOr
  • Sat, 03:30: The Source presents A journey into the fabrication and installation process for artwork at Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station: Metro’s Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Improvement Project is providing significant upgrades to the fourth busiest station in the… https://t.co/C2XuUWEwcp https://t.co/qcSynQx1Hy
  • Sat, 07:21: Trend Micro Search: This Week in Security News - July 23, 2021: StrongPity APT Group Deploys Android Malware for the First Time and STIX Cyberthreat Sharing Standards Approved https://t.co/lbBVbmp7cP Check it out! https://t.co/JcO0eIGuli
  • Sat, 08:31: Trend Micro This Week in Security News - July 23, 2021: StrongPity APT Group Deploys Android Malware for the First Time and STIX Cyberthreat Sharing Standards Approved https://t.co/LQACIuR5eR https://t.co/3eSCfkPbVe
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  • Thu, 15:23: Cyber scoop New legislation would boost the FTC's role in fighting ransomware: A new bill could direct the Federal Trade Commission’s international efforts towards taking on ransomware. Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), the top Republican on the… https://t.co/o6NEpJHuSb Check it out! https://t.co/eN3Nkm7wkg
  • Thu, 18:41: Cyber scoop Chinese spies are exploiting routers to try hacking French targets, cyber agency says: France’s national cybersecurity agency said on Wednesday that it is contending with a massive campaign by Chinese state-backed hackers… https://t.co/Go7HYlLn8g Check it out! https://t.co/C0LQHq7OnU
  • Thu, 19:49: Krebs on security Serial Swatter Who Caused Death Gets Five Years in Prison: A 18-year-old Tennessee man who helped set in motion a fraudulent distress call to police that lead to the death of a 60-year-old grandfather in 2020 was sentenced to 60 months… https://t.co/ZwUxdsLJml https://t.co/SRbhu0hWfn
  • Thu, 22:00: The Source presents Service Advisory: buses replace C Line (Green) between Vermont/Athens and Long Beach Bl this weekend: Metro will be conducting signal system upgrades on the C Line (Green) this weekend. In order for crews to complete the work, four… https://t.co/TNHwtNqT4l https://t.co/A72qZnitml
  • Fri, 03:30: Trend Micro The Underground Exploit Market and the Importance of Virtual Patching: Over the past two calendar years, we conducted research on the underground exploit market to learn more about the life cycle of exploits, the kinds of buyers and sellers… https://t.co/5Il1vfLLj7 https://t.co/OP2CDkeYjG
  • Fri, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: Updated XCSSET Malware Targets Telegram, Other Apps: In our last update on the XCSSET campaign, we updated some of its features targeting latest macOS 11 (Big Sur). Since then, the campaign added more features to its… https://t.co/2FeD2FC4Ds Check it out! https://t.co/Yreq4eUeTY
  • Fri, 08:31: Trend Micro Updated XCSSET Malware Targets Telegram, Other Apps: In our last update on the XCSSET campaign, we updated some of its features targeting latest macOS 11 (Big Sur). Since then, the campaign added more features to its toolset, which we have… https://t.co/8V2ghif9pR https://t.co/emO1EsJDVp
  • Fri, 11:41: Trend Micro Safeguarding against cryptomining attacks: A look at popular coinmining attacks and how Trend Micro can help protect you. https://t.co/1LNv6F6xA6 https://t.co/QsWmwDhVWp

My tweets

  • Wed, 15:23: Trend Micro Search: StrongPity APT Group Deploys Android Malware for the First Time: We recently conducted an investigation into a malicious Android malware sample, which we believe can be attributed to the StrongPity APT group, that was… https://t.co/m2VHA0WY3F Check it out! https://t.co/35ihTpTkyT
  • Wed, 18:42: Trend Micro StrongPity APT Group Deploys Android Malware for the First Time: We recently conducted an investigation into a malicious Android malware sample, which we believe can be attributed to the StrongPity APT group, that was posted on the Syrian… https://t.co/3fqCRqyy4P https://t.co/91vnMA6FZL
  • Wed, 19:49: Last Pass presents LastPass MSP Offers New Granular Access Controls: LastPass now offers Managed Service Providers (MSPs) new admin access controls to deliver additional oversight and visibility into admin account permissions. The post… https://t.co/achNEUj8A3 check it out https://t.co/2CBLN624Um
  • Wed, 22:00: Trend Micro Search: Reduce Instances of Covid-19 Phishing Email Attacks: The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unlimited supply of news and topics for cybercriminals to utilize in their attacks, as well as major organizations to spoof.… https://t.co/hf0OLgfBct Check it out! https://t.co/PQ1prNGlLz
  • Thu, 03:30: Cyber scoop UK man arrested in connection with massive Twitter hack, alleged cyberstalking: Spanish national police arrested a U.K. citizen Wednesday charged by U.S. law enforcement in connection with a July 2020 Twitter hack that… https://t.co/Ueb5U9nE9g Check it out! https://t.co/gXR0W3GDE4
  • Thu, 07:21: Cyber scoop Pioneering spammer Peter Levashov is sentenced to time served after 33 months: A U.S. judge sentenced a Russian man who built a reputation as a global spam kingpin to time served in prison, over the wishes of prosecutors who… https://t.co/4pDs6leNig Check it out! https://t.co/LpKLylOBhL
  • Thu, 08:31: Trend Micro Reduce Instances of Covid-19 Phishing Email Attacks: The Covid-19 pandemic has created an unlimited supply of news and topics for cybercriminals to utilize in their attacks, as well as major organizations to spoof. Learn what your… https://t.co/UZLqqQFFRy https://t.co/ZYrD23YLZB
  • Thu, 11:42: Cyber scoop Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy: In a series of ransomware payment negotiations last December, operatives from a gang known as “Egregor” alternated from treating… https://t.co/9wQX5lpCUh Check it out! https://t.co/7609e4qDJC

My tweets

  • Tue, 15:23: Trend Micro TeamTNT Campaigns Emphasize Importance of Addressing Cloud Security Gaps: Having covered TeamTNT in several of our blog entries over the past couple of years, we embarked on a research that encompasses the malicious actor group’s campaigns,… https://t.co/9UGEFmIT3m https://t.co/3FEiXAFX2T
  • Tue, 18:42: Cyber scoop Chinese government-backed hackers infiltrated US pipeline companies, FBI says: State-sponsored Chinese cybercriminals successfully hacked into the control systems of several U.S. oil and natural gas pipelines between December… https://t.co/ZpnfwbPCP8 Check it out! https://t.co/Av599AWsO3
  • Tue, 19:50: Trend Micro Secure Your Images with AWS Lambda Serverless Functions: NEW on AWS Lambda: Learn how to package up your serverless functions as container images. https://t.co/yZfzkIkOow https://t.co/lCa3moe2gM
  • Tue, 22:01: The Source presents Metro is hiring — become a driver for Metro Micro: Join our team & become a driver for Metro Micro! Benefits include: Competitive Hourly Pay Medical & Dental Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Vehicle Provided By Metro …And More! Apply… https://t.co/eu7504s1DW https://t.co/eXIhHfRmuQ
  • Wed, 03:30: Trend Micro Search: Prevent Cyber Risk as a Managed Service Provider (MSP): MSPs – Say no to the next Ransomware! Protect your Business 24x7 with Trend Micro’s security analysts https://t.co/MCSXt3vNTI Check it out! https://t.co/70PyEGOGq9
  • Wed, 07:21: Krebs on security Spam Kingpin Peter Levashov Gets Time Served: A federal judge in Connecticut today handed down a sentence of time served to spam kingpin Peter “Severa” Levashov, a prolific purveyor of malicious and junk email, and the creator of… https://t.co/CT5pKKvl23 https://t.co/TP94AmXpre
  • Wed, 08:32: Trend Micro Prevent Cyber Risk as a Managed Service Provider (MSP): MSPs – Say no to the next Ransomware! Protect your Business 24x7 with Trend Micro’s security analysts https://t.co/qdlU00Z29l https://t.co/zbE4tYwHpm
  • Wed, 11:41: The Source presents Preview of Metro Board of Directors’ July meeting: pdf for download here The Metro Board of Directors meets virtually at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 22. You can watch live here — the webstream will also be saved and available for those… https://t.co/zeoLuoQ86S https://t.co/PFoYmxuMPO

My tweets

  • Mon, 12:37: tech blog Morgan Stanley discloses data breach that resulted from Accellion FTA hacks: I can’t blame Morgan Stanley directly for this one, but anothr story about the file transfer application we talked about some time ago. Wow. Financial… https://t.co/rpWDD07a3u check it out!
  • Mon, 14:33: tech blog SolarWinds 0-day gave Chinese hackers privileged access to customer servers: Wow. This is quite interesting. Dev0322 now in the solar winds ordeal now. Hackers IDed as DEV-0322 have a fondness for defense contractors and… https://t.co/9vO5aqGul2 check it out!
  • Mon, 15:23: The Source presents StreetsLA hosting Sidewalk and Transit Amenities Program demonstrations through July: In preparation for a new and updated Sidewalk and Transit Amenities Program (STAP), StreetsLA will be hosting public demonstrations on proposed new… https://t.co/Exx3wg986T https://t.co/pOhIfuDkKb
  • Mon, 18:41: Krebs on security Don’t Wanna Pay Ransom Gangs? Test Your Backups.: Browse the comments on virtually any story about a ransomware attack and you will almost surely encounter the view that the victim organization could have avoided paying their… https://t.co/JcTVbyv6gq https://t.co/epHsfBBTqP
  • Mon, 19:50: The Source presents COVID-19 update and Metro News; July 19, 2021: With COVID-19 cases again rising in Los Angeles County, a new health order took effect over the weekend requiring that all people wear face masks indoors. A few reminders: •As has been… https://t.co/IxPfPNxNT2 https://t.co/buhUVTjudd
  • Mon, 22:01: The Source presents Metro wins APTA Innovation Award for workforce development program: The 2021 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Awards recognize organizations and leaders that have greatly advanced public transportation. Metro was… https://t.co/w4Ilehg37E https://t.co/MDgomCfRhD
  • Tue, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: TeamTNT Campaigns Emphasize Importance of Addressing Cloud Security Gaps: Having covered TeamTNT in several of our blog entries over the past couple of years, we embarked on a research that encompasses the malicious… https://t.co/FCKpZBSwk2 Check it out! https://t.co/P3XmxdlzPm
  • Tue, 08:31: Last Pass presents The State of Higher Education IT Budgets : Higher education institutions encountered unprecedented challenges during the pandemic. Here's a look at what higher education institutions discovered as they experienced these… https://t.co/O53FHxnFf1 check it out https://t.co/CHO3mJ4W2s
  • Tue, 11:41: Cyber scoop TSA pushes more cybersecurity mandates on critical pipeline owners, emphasizing ransomware: The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday handed down additional cybersecurity requirements for owners of major pipelines,… https://t.co/bmGnwjuZZ0 Check it out! https://t.co/Y70bIeVPQm

My tweets

  • Sun, 16:46: tech blog Ransomware attack at Comparis resulted in data breach: If people are familiar with this, better know about it. Doesn’t seem like a U.S. company, so it is good for us in the States. The post is on twittr and it was three days old.… https://t.co/Gmp9MXLacz check it out!
  • Sun, 18:41: The Independent artist show, broadcast 299: lots of tunes as the big one is announced: This is program 299, we're playing music, and we'll see how things go with the tunes we select. Next week, the big 300th party, wonder what I should do for it? Set 1:… https://t.co/RRyBQjFN6h https://t.co/LDvqjHOvW2
  • Mon, 07:21: Cyber scoop US blames China for Microsoft hacking, ransomware attacks as part of global condemnation: The U.S. and its allies on Monday blamed China for exploiting flaws in Microsoft Exchange Server that enabled worldwide ransomware attacks… https://t.co/QC6QfLYXYi Check it out! https://t.co/jCyXJlfJdS
  • Mon, 11:31: tech blog Facebook catches Iranian spies catfishing US military targets: Putting a new spin on cat fishing, eh? Michael in Tennessee sent me this one, and I think we hould look at it. Found the article from Ars very interesting. Its quoted… https://t.co/AWXEG36pWR check it out!
  • Mon, 11:41: Cyber scoop Sweeping report details how NSO Group spyware leverages iOS software for surveillance: NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware may be actively exploiting the most recent software in the iPhone 12 to monitor victims through the world,… https://t.co/yolTDXiyel Check it out! https://t.co/oiZ4r0ZWtP

My tweets

  • Sat, 15:23: Trend Micro 5 #TrendTips for Open Source Security: You use many application development tools to create your next masterpiece, but you also need to ensure you're not bringing open source security risks into the equation. Find out how in this article. https://t.co/xZnzPvkmm4 https://t.co/rFZ2Iqcnfv
  • Sat, 18:41: Trend Micro Main Considerations for Securing Enterprise 5G Networks: 5G brings countless benefits to enterprises through its scalability, speed, and connectivity. However, these very same features might actually amplify the damage caused by threats if… https://t.co/a883EMiLUu https://t.co/a66yeeJCJL
  • Sat, 19:49: Trend Micro This Week in Security News - July 16, 2021: Trends and Shifts in the Underground N-Day Exploit Market and Scams Make Getting Verified on Social Media a Minefield. https://t.co/7XDU5wlarC https://t.co/Lyee9L6o81
  • Sat, 22:00: The Source presents Metro Art Presents Play On! to celebrate the reopening of Union Station’s public piano: Some fun news: Union Station’s piano is open again for public playing! To celebrate the return of the much-loved public piano at Union Station,… https://t.co/aidqJYzltZ https://t.co/mI8EM1F9EM
  • Sun, 11:41: The Independent artist spotlight, broadcast 178: All Aboard! We're going around the world with new material: Welcome to program 178 where the train is taking you around the world in all kinds of new material. Hope you enjoy the program. Set 1: Greenleo… https://t.co/UaIST5BMl9 https://t.co/SvyVS3WpP6

My tweets

  • Fri, 13:16: tech blog The Security box, podcast 52: The Security of our Water Supply, news notes and a very interesting robery story to boot: Hello folks, I don’t have a link to one of the best interesting articles I’ve found to date in a news story… https://t.co/OjOU9Fx4eW check it out!
  • Fri, 14:21: tech blog July Patch Tuesday is here, better get your patch on … especially if you print: Hello everyone, both articles from Trend Micro and Krebs on Security are similar in content this week. While Krebs mentions Adobe as he always does,… https://t.co/zoUqmrnjqc check it out!
  • Fri, 15:24: Cyber scoop Amnesty sues NYPD, seeking details about facial recognition technology and arrest data: Two watchdog groups sued the New York Police Department over the agency’s refusal to disclose public records about its acquisition of facial… https://t.co/f73nVboPbu Check it out! https://t.co/485m0P53Zl
  • Fri, 18:42: Trend Micro #NoFilter: Exposing the Tactics of Instagram Account Hackers: What tactics do Instagram account hackers use? What do these cybercriminals do with stolen accounts? How can users protect their accounts? We look into Instagram account hacking… https://t.co/2cwPvRAJxd https://t.co/JOmpm56hbs
  • Fri, 19:49: Trend Micro ETSI Publishes IoT Testing Specs for MQTT, COAP: On June 25, 2021, ETSI released its new IoT Testing Specifications completed by the organization’s committee on Methods for Testing and Specifications. The documents contain seven standards… https://t.co/7a1ze0e4xh https://t.co/Ot4KufXkp1
  • Fri, 22:00: Trend Micro Survey: Phishing & Ransomware Attacks are Top Concerns: Ransomware and phishing attacks will continue to be utilized and will likely see increases in their usage by malicious actors in targeting their victims. Learnings and recommendations… https://t.co/YNaI65BAEn https://t.co/889ZDDc51G
  • Sat, 03:31: Trend Micro Shifting Security Left with Trend Micro and Snyk: Explore how to foster a DevSecOps culture by securing open source code in the early stage of the DevOps process. https://t.co/C3MUbmR8GY https://t.co/OD3OA0Atgx
  • Sat, 07:20: Trend Micro July Patch Tuesday: DNS Server, Exchange Server Vulnerabilities Cause Problems: After two relatively quiet months, July has proven to be another busy month for Microsoft security bulletins. A total of 117 bulletins were issued for various… https://t.co/cnIfaOoWmH https://t.co/bAqkaHRpsS
  • Sat, 08:32: Trend Micro With 5G coming, it’s time to plug security gaps: With 5G introducing new risks, many are finding they don’t have the visibility, tooling or resources to manage such networks securely. https://t.co/5Agwf6UhZK https://t.co/n5ocFlwaXr
  • Sat, 11:41: Trend Micro Tesla “Recalls” Vehicles in China due to Safety Glitch: The recall affects over 200,000 Models 3 and Y vehicles https://t.co/oS9rxRUVwE https://t.co/tJR3GzTASv

My tweets

  • Thu, 12:14: RT @jrimer2008: tech blog The Security box, podcast 51: Domains and their Security: Hello, The podcast had some comments, and thats cool. W…
  • Thu, 15:24: Cyber scoop Momentum builds on federal oversight of facial recognition tech after reported abuses: Lawmakers in the House and Senate are considering legislation that would halt the use of facial recognition and biometric data collection… https://t.co/QrP9JCUUt2 Check it out! https://t.co/3RgPYsFkk4
  • Thu, 18:42: Cyber scoop Iranian spies tried hacking US military personnel by posing as job recruiters on Facebook: Facebook said on Thursday it upended Iranian government-backed hackers who targeted U.S. military personnel and defense companies on its… https://t.co/zctn0AHiWg Check it out! https://t.co/IK7P3ZqndY
  • Fri, 03:30: Trend Micro Search: This Week in Security News - July 16, 2021: Trends and Shifts in the Underground N-Day Exploit Market and Scams Make Getting Verified on Social Media a Minefield. https://t.co/yKfTuHTLSe Check it out! https://t.co/U5odiSOdRD
  • Fri, 08:31: Cyber scoop Cryptographers unearth vulnerabilities in Telegram's encryption protocol: An international team of computer scientists reported on Friday that they found four cryptographic vulnerabilities in the popular encrypted message app… https://t.co/BjWMPu1SY6 Check it out! https://t.co/t3UzYUfIq7
  • Fri, 11:42: Cyber scoop US agencies circulate warning about 'aggressive' Chinese hacking effort to steal secrets from a range of targets: Chinese government-backed hackers’ rampant appetite for intellectual property represents a “major threat to U.S.… https://t.co/SOwY0qPPxr Check it out! https://t.co/cKXftYenrC

My tweets

  • Wed, 15:24: The Source presents Route changes on select lines to begin Sunday, July 18: Over the past several years, we listened to your ideas about how to improve our bus network and the way it operates. We do not take this work lightly. It’s [continue reading] https://t.co/0x3zZEHjRl https://t.co/7zolpzYSEM
  • Wed, 18:42: Trend Micro Search: With 5G coming, it’s time to plug security gaps: With 5G introducing new risks, many are finding they don’t have the visibility, tooling or resources to manage such networks securely. https://t.co/A8SJeZMKjo Check it out! https://t.co/7cXqjkMjor
  • Wed, 19:50: Cyber scoop An espionage campaign spread its wings from Myanmar to the Philippines, raising new questions: A cyberespionage campaign that spread through Myanmar last fall at first looked like many others of the genre: a handpicked set of… https://t.co/OIlZqetPEh Check it out! https://t.co/J5sENIYEyH
  • Wed, 22:00: Cyber scoop New Internet Explorer, Chrome zero-days highlight a growing market: Hackers are still using vulnerabilities in the seven-year-old Internet Explorer 11 browser to go after targets, even as Microsoft plans to sunset the program in… https://t.co/07kgN16S1f Check it out! https://t.co/73tI8h8Pgb
  • Thu, 07:20: Trend Micro Search: Main Considerations for Securing Enterprise 5G Networks: 5G brings countless benefits to enterprises through its scalability, speed, and connectivity. However, these very same features might actually amplify the damage… https://t.co/ixV9kCW6JE Check it out! https://t.co/zijOuqmOiT
  • Thu, 08:31: Cyber scoop US government launches plans to cut cybercriminals off from cryptocurrency: The White House on Thursday announced a flurry of actions launched by a new interagency task force to combat ransomware. The updates on the White… https://t.co/2OyXwvotiC Check it out! https://t.co/3m5u5iE2Ec
  • Thu, 11:41: Last Pass presents Keep Your Digital Wallet Safe: 5 Best Practices : Here's a look at the benefits of a digital wallet along with five best practices for keeping it secure.  The post Keep Your Digital Wallet Safe: 5 Best Practices  appeared… https://t.co/N7GPVMQ9Ja check it out https://t.co/Pp53Sz94k8