09
Jan

Just-Tech Will Be the LSC Innovations in Technology Conference

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Heading down to New Orleans for LSC’s Innovations in Technology Conference this week? Be sure to be on the lookout for Just-Tech’s Founder and President, John Greiner, and Senior Consultant, Anna Steele. On Tuesday, Anna will be participating in the pre-conference hackathon, and John will be joining members of the legal services technology community in […]

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27
Dec

Critical Vulnerability Patched in Mozilla Thunderbird

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Via Ars Technica: Mozilla has recently released a major upgrade to the Thunderbird email client that addresses a critical buffer-overflow vulnerability that was discovered earlier this year: The bug, rated critical by the Mozilla Foundation, is CVE-2017-7845, which is a buffer overflow vulnerability affecting only Windows users. “A buffer overflow occurs when drawing and validating […]

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03
Nov

Westlaw: Blockchain 101

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Thomson Reuters (aka: Westlaw) has a introductory primer up on the increased use of blockchain technologies in both the financial and legal sectors. Blockchain 101 [Note: The article is partially pay-walled, so to read the full piece you will need a Westlaw login.]

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25
Oct

New Ransomware, Dubbed “Bad Rabbit”, Strikes Europe

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Endgadget is reporting on a new malware attack underway in in Europe. Dubbed “Bad Rabbit”, the attack takes advantage of widely known flaws in Adobe’s Flash product to trick users into downloading a fake update from a compromised web site. Once installed, the update encrypts user files, rendering them inaccessible until a ransom demand of […]

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17
Oct

KRACK Attack Opens Your Wi-Fi Networks to Snooping

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Mathy VanHoef, a researcher with the imec-DistriNet Research Group at University of Leuven, Belgium has released a paper titled Key Reinstallation Attacks: Forcing Nonce Reuse in WPA2 which details a major vulnerability in the WPA2 wireless security protocol. Per VanHoef’s release notes: [A]ttackers can use this novel attack technique to read information that was previously […]

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05
Oct

Yahoo!’s 2013 Data Breach Was FAR Worse Than Reported

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Via Bloomberg: “Yahoo! Triples Likely Scope of 2013 Hack to 3 Billion Users” If you’ve ever had a Yahoo! account, the following sentence is not going to help your blood pressure: Yahoo, the internet company acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. this year, now believes a 2013 security breach exposed all 3 billion of its users […]

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15
Sep

2017 Tech Forward Conference

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Join Tech Impact and the nonprofit community for a 3-day event to engage, learn and envision how technology can transform the way we work as nonprofits. Catered to nonprofit employees in varying roles looking to use technology in a more effective way, Tech Forward will provide a forum to encourage discussion on the need to […]

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08
Sep

The Equifax Breach: What You Should Do

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The Equifax data breach affects some 143 million people, or, once you [hopefully] factor out children and people with supposedly no credit history to track, roughly 44% of the total population of the United States. Should you be alarmed? Yes. Absolutely. But what practical steps can you take now to protect yourself, or minimize the […]

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06
Sep

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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October is National Cyber Security Month, and this year the National Cyber Security Alliance have teamed up with the  folks from SANS to put together a Cyber Security Awareness Toolkit. The kit includes a planning matrix, email templates, posters, videos, and a host of activities designed to encourage and increase participation in the field of […]

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05
Sep

IS Google Fiber Dying?

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Over at Motherboard, Kayleigh Rogers revisits the first community to pilot Google’s Fiber and takes note of the fact the once-promised future of broadband has, apparently, been put on-hold: Thousands of customers in KC who had pre-registered for guaranteed service when Fiber made it to their neighborhood were given their money back earlier this year, […]

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