Month: July 2021

  • July 2021 Reviews (The Tomorrow War, The Watch, Debris S1, Black Widow, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard)

    [A summary of my movie and TV reviews from last month, posted to Attrition.org, mixed in with other reviews.] The Tomorrow War (2021)Medium: Movie (Amazon)Rating: 0.5/5 don’t wait until tomorrow to ignore this trashReference(s): IMDB Listing || TrailerThis movie was going swimmingly when everything was just regular life in today’s time. The second the “tomorrow” […]

  • Perlroth, Miller, and the First Remote iPhone Vuln

    In what is sure to be my last blog (?!) born out of reading “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends” by Nicole Perlroth, this article is basically a quick dive into a single paragraph that contains one sentence with an alleged fact pertaining to vulnerability history. As a self-described Vulnerability Historian, this […]

  • Is the Kaseya Hack Actually a Supply Chain Attack?

    [This was originally published on RiskBasedSecurity.com as part of a larger series on the Kaseya breach.] What is a Supply Chain Anyway? Within hours of the Kaseya breach becoming public, some critics called out that it was being incorrectly labelled as a supply chain attack. As Nick Carr pointed out, “precise language is important in […]

  • Perlroth and the History of Microsoft Vulns

    While reading “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends“, early in the book I ran across a single line that made me double-take. I took a note to revisit it after a complete read since it was so early in the book. For those familiar with my blogs, I tend to write about […]

  • RSA Hack Thoughts

    I read the article “The Full Story of the Stunning RSA Hack Can Finally Be Told” by Andy Greenberg in Wired and several things stood out to me. So this is my commentary on the article and events that are covered. “It opened my eyes to supply chain attacks.” says Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer […]

  • Squirrel Tech Support

    Last year in October, I did a release of Fox squirrels for Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation after they had been rehabilitated. These squirrels couldn’t go back exactly where they came from because the owner of the property wasn’t available to give permission, which is required by Colorado Parks and Wildlife regulations. A wonderful lady that was […]