Forget Ransomware–Windows Vulnerabilities Can Drive DDoS Attacks

WannyCry is still in the news. In fact, it may be a springboard for more exploits as reported in a CIO article, “Expect hackers to build off of WannaCry, Nyetya in 2018.” When it comes to Windows, to be clear, the WannaCry malware did not exploit a Windows vulnerability. WannaCry was installed by a vulnerability that[…]

Academy Awards aka Oscars

The Academy Awards also are known as “Oscars” and “The Oscar” is presented every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The Oscar was first awarded on May 16, 1929. Since then every year the Academy recognizes excellence in cinematic achievements and is assessed by the Academy’s voting membership. The Oscar statue The Academy Award of Merit is[…]

I Saw Black Panther and I Still Tear Up a Week Later [Perspective]

I was fortunate enough to see the latest blockbuster movie from the Marvel franchise, Black Panther”. I didn’t know what to expect, but I knew I wanted to be someone who saw the movie for two reasons. First, to support my former neighbor and high school competitor “Chad” Boseman. I actually despise the movie theater[…]