When and Where
Next General Meeting
Monday, July 17, 2017
Pasadena Central Public Library Auditorium
285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Meeting after the Meeting
861 W. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Monday, August 21, 2017
Monday, September 18, 2017
Tentatively: Backup techniques
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Be on the lookout… Aren’t you glad you don’t use Android? And now for something completely different. Here’s a report that shows that there are something like 8,400 new Android malware instances every day, i.e., one every 10 seconds! … Continue reading
Just in time for Hallowee’n… In his post, Google Gets Creepier, David Sparks brings up (via ProPublica, by way of Daring Fireball) recent changes in Google’s terms of service (have you read them lately?): …Traditionally, Google has kept web-browsing information … Continue reading
From TidBITS, 25 August: Less than a month after the release of iOS 9.3.4 (see “Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4 with a Single Security Fix,” 4 August 2016) Apple has released yet another security-focused iOS update: iOS 9.3.5. Josh Centers continues: … Continue reading
Wonderful! Just what we needed to hear: wireless keyboards can be hacked… Noticed this on TidBITS this afternoon, from Josh Centers: Bastille, a cybersecurity company, has shown that hackers can easily intercept transmissions from eight non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards. Experts demonstrated … Continue reading
#112295349 / gettyimages.com This tip first appeared here about a year ago. It’s critical enough to repost: (a year ago) Last week, Kim Zetter posted, on Wired, a short-but-informative piece, How to Protect Yourself From Big Bank-Card Hacks. See what … Continue reading
:::sigh::: Hackers can now take over automobiles. Aamna Mohdin posted a rather frightening piece on IFLScience the other day. It starts: Andy Greenberg was driving his car in St. Louis when he lost control of his vehicle. The air conditioning, … Continue reading
View image | gettyimages.com Be very, very careful about what buttons you push, when and where, on your devices. As an Ohio business exec ruefully discovered, Butt dialers beware: If you don’t lock your phone, it’s OK to eavesdrop: … Continue reading
You may recall the LastPass breach news from last month. If you’re a LastPass user, you got the e-mail from LastPass advising users: …that the company had detected “suspicious activity” on LastPass servers, and that user email addresses and password … Continue reading