Month: April 2018

  • The Blurred or Not So Blurred Lines Of Vulnerability Research

    [This was originally published on RiskBasedSecurity.com.] On April 18, 2018, vpnMentor disclosed a ‘critical’ vulnerability in LG NAS devices, which also received a bit of media attention. The blog leads with “Here at vpnMentor, we are concerned about your security and privacy.” However, that didn’t seem to apply to a specific system in South Korea. In their […]

  • A Samsung Galaxy 8, Phantom Notifications, and @Tmobile’s Dreadful Support

    This is a blog of two topics. The first, a brief technical explanation of a problem with my Samsung phone after an upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) pushed by T-Mobile, the subsequent debugging, and hopefully help for anyone else experiencing the issue. The second, my horrible experience with T-Mobile Twitter-based tech support. On April 2, […]