We would like to give a warm thank you to the many friends we have met over the 10 years since we formed in 2010. That is a long time in computer years!
Currently, most DNS queries are unencrypted, which raises privacy and security concerns. Google and Mozilla are trying to address these concerns by adding support in their browsers for sending DNS queries over the encrypted HTTPS protocol.
Over the years, many websites and services have been hacked from groups of black hat hackers. Stemming from these hacks are lists containing compromised emails and their accompanying passwords, all of which are frequently used by these groups as bargaining chips to extort their victims for money.
Dunkin’ Donuts has issued a security notification alerting users of their DD Perks reward program that their accounts may have been involved in a credential stuffing attack. This attack may have allowed third-parties to gain access to some of their account information.
A recent study conducted by academics from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK has revealed that almost two-thirds of second-hand memory cards still contain remnants of personal data from previous owners.
River Net Computers will be closed July 3rd & 4th. We’ll be back on Thursday. Have a great Independence Day!