Ransomware gang closes physical shops!

Ransomware gang closes physical shops! The Swedish supermarket chain Coop, one of the largest grocery stores in the country, had to close EVERY of its 800 branches on Saturday. The cyber incident Friday after point-of-sale tills and self-service checkouts stopped working. REvil ransomware gang targeted managed service providers (MSPs) and their customers in a massive

WiFi location

In three years or so, the Wi-Fi specification is scheduled to get an upgrade that will turn wireless devices into sensors capable of gathering data about the people and objects bathed in their signals. In this WiFi is following the footsteps of Bluetooth that got location features already some years ago. “When 802.11bf will be

Some locks are picked too easily

“As an engineer I’ve always laughed when actors bypass locks like that in movies. I never imagined anybody could design something that wrong.” Here is a collection of videos from LockPickingLawyer that show clearly how bad many locks are: [1045] Swiss Army Knife Bypass of Keypad Lock [1064] First No Touch Open! (Retekess Keypad) [1060]

New Armv9 CPU core

ARM processors touch 70% of the global population. From the edge to the cloud, Arm is on track to touch 100 percent of the world’s shared data. Arm has announced Armv9, its first new ARM architecture in a decade. Arm’s solution to the future needs of AI, security and specialized computing is v9 released at

Cyber security trends for 2021

Nothing is more difficult than making predictions. For this reason I did not do any “predictions for 2021 cyber security” posting before year 2021 started. Instead of trowing out wild ideas what might be coming, I have collected here some trends other people have predicted or reported. The State of internet security in 2020 was