The Geek’s Guide to Creepy Stuff, Part Two: Denial of Service

Story Time, Chapter One There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children, she didn't know what to do. And I'll stop there, lest we dissolve into a heated debate about the dietary merits of broth without bread, and sparing the rod and spoiling the child, and all that … Continue reading The Geek’s Guide to Creepy Stuff, Part Two: Denial of Service

The Geek’s Guide to Creepy Stuff, Part One: Ransomware

I had an epiphany this morning. I was on the train into Philly, and was reading a whitepaper on TDOS attacks and mitigation. In a rare moment of insight, the stars aligned inside my skull and I understood just how frightening the new dialing features of Amazon Alexa and Google Home could potentially be. Any … Continue reading The Geek’s Guide to Creepy Stuff, Part One: Ransomware