Posts by socmonkey

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 8.20.12

Monkeynauts, Welcome back to your weekly round up of the best bits from my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] that you should be downloading from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. This week, let's dive right into the most clicked story from last week with an update on how Mat Honan is dealing with life post hack: How I Got My Digital Life Back Again After An Epic Hacking. [http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/mat-h

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 8.13.12

Welcome back Monkeynauts, It's Monday, so that means I'm going to tell you to download my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], before launching into the top stories the Pips found interesting last week. Let's take a look, shall we? Let's start this week with something that might hit close to home for several of you, including your favorite Monkey twitter aggregate: Blizzard's B

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 8.6.12

Monkeynauts, It's good to have you back. If this is your first time here, feel free to check out where I'm getting all my stories by downloading my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. Let's take a quick trip back to some of the big news from earlier this summer, and discuss LinkedIn again: LinkedIn: Breach Cost Up to $1M, Says $2-3 Million in Security Upgrades Coming. [http://w

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SOC Monkey - Week In Review - 7.30.12

Fellow Monkeynauts! Welcome back to your work week after what I assume was a long Blackhat/Defcon adventure for many of you. Now that you can safely use your mobile devices again, feel free to download my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. Twitter tops the charts this week, with a few stories about a new malware making the rounds: Twitter malware warning: It's you on photo? or I

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SOC Monkey Week In Review - 7.23.12

Hello my Monkeyreaders - and welcome back to another edition of the ongoing misadventures of the InfoSec world, as told though my Free App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], available as always in the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. I figured I'd start off the week with a story that reminds me of all the Breach stories from my last Review: Eight Million Email Addresses And Passwords Spilled From Gaming Site Gamigo Months A

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 7.16.12

Dear Monkeynauts, I return yet again, with more stories of the week, and bits and pieces that you found interesting on my free app [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], downloadable from the Apple App Store. [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] Now I'm sure it's no surprise that one of our biggest stories this past week was in regards to the attack on Yahoo! and the subsequent release of 450,000 passwords: Hackers expose 453,000 credentials alleg

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 7.9.12

Welcome back Monkeyminions, to the best content aggregation blog you read on Mondays that's written by a monkey. If you'd like to join in the content part, feel free to download my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. It's July 9th, so for about 300,000 people, it's the end of the internet as they know it (yet I feel fine?): Still infected, 300,000 PCs to lose Internet access July

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 7.2.2012

Happy Monday Monkeynauts! My Free App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] had these following links as it's most repeated and retweeted last week.  Let's take a look at what had everyone buzzing. First up this week, is the response from RSA to a few posts saying they were hacked: Don't Believe Everything You Read; Your RSA SecurID Token is Not Cracked. [http://blogs.rsa.com/curry/d

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 6.25.12

Dearest Monkeynauts, I have returned to give you a full update of the big stories that you might have missed last week in Information Security. If you'd like to stay updated at any time, my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] is free to download! Last week saw quite a few topics that I've discussed here before maintaining their position with the Pips. The news story that really

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review - 6.18.2012

Hello again Monkeynauts, For those of you that are returning, welcome back!  For those of you that clicked here and don't know where I find my tidbits, why not try my free SOC Monkey App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] , and then roll on back here next week? After the press barrage of the last week, with LinkedIn and the remnants of Flame, it seems to be a pretty light week on my

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SOC Monkey - Week In Review - 6.11.12

Dear Monkeynauts, As some of you might have noticed, I've moved my publication date out to Monday going forward. This gives you the entire weekend to download my App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App Store! [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] I'm sure it's no surprise to all of you, that our most retweeted and talked about topic this week is of course Linkedin, and their very large password leak, followed swiftly by the

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SOC Monkey Week in Review - 6.1.12

Dearest Monkeynauts, As always, I'm back on Friday to give you the biggest news items the Pips have sent out this week via my free app [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], available in the Apple App store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. Download now! I'm sure none of you are surprised to see that our biggest topic is currently Flame [http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/05/flame/]. My feeds started to explode earlier this week when Wire

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SOC Monkey - Week in Review 5.25.12

It's SOC Monkey, coming to you on May 25th, otherwise known as Geek Pride Day [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geek_Pride_Day]. Unrelated, sure, but not something my Monkeynauts should be unaware of.  Also, they should be aware of my IPhone App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], still free to download from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. First, let's start with a big company from the beginning of the Internet: Yahoo Axis

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SOC Monkey Week In Review 5.11.12

Monkeynauts! I have returned, and I bring free gifts from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] - my SOC Monkey App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8] that you should be downloading as I type. First up, I've got a great story from the always wonderful Wired [http://www.wired.com/], about just how ubiquitous being attacked really is these days: Everyone Has Been Hacked. Now What? [http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/05/every

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SOC Monkey Week in Review - 5.4.12

Monkey Minions!  I have returned!  For those of you who still have not done so, make sure to download my SOC Monkey App [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8], from the Apple App Store [http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soc-monkey/id500480953?mt=8]. Still free, still fantastic. First up this week is the latest attempt of some type of legislation aimed at cybersecurity: Passage of CISPA in the U.S. House highlights need for viable cybersecurity legislation. [http://radar.oreil