Month: May 2017

WannaCry, a wake up call  

A massive ransomware attack is under way and has hit major orgonisations. So far I am aware of the UK being hit particularly bad. It is a ransomware with the ability to propergate with the vixtim’s help and this means once a machines is infected the attack does not stop there, it moves laterally by

HP accidental keylogger 

Security researchers from the Switzerland discovered HP shipped some laptops with a keylogger. The code is part of the audio driver software which allows playback of audio sounds. Unfortunately this captures every keypress you make and saves it locally (C:\users\public\MicTray.log). The initial reaction from HP is that they are not getting these transcripts of your