Did you know that when you are on the Internet, it’s always phishing season? You won’t be catching any perch, but you will definitely be having shiny toys dangled in front of you to try to bait and lure you in. Believe it or not, there are people on the Internet always at the ready to take advantage of you.
From time to time a security bug or vulnerability emerges from the woodwork and sweeps quickly across the Internet. But it’s been a while since we saw much on the scale of Heartbleed , a newly-discovered vulnerability that has created a stir in the blogosphere and in the news.
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2128 addresses. At 340 undecillion, that’s a lot of addresses. (It is million, billion, trillion, quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion, nonillion and decillion before we get to undecillion. So, a lot…)
When I stepped away from TekSavvy last June, I thought I'd reset the clock a little, and work on my health, leave Marc at the helm and see where it went from there. Weeks 1 and 2 went by and I really enjoyed the much-needed downtime. Then the infamous idle hands set in...
Man, was I bored! Having promised myself that downtime, I set off to tackle slower paced projects, which I enjoyed very much (and in which I am still involved). Alas, my old world called. Hell, it yelled!