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Author | Chris Koss

Chris Koss

Chris Koss is a software engineer and ‘hack’-of-all-trades. At his previous position at CoinLab, a Bitcoin start-up, Chris designed distributed cryptographic systems, scripted big-data analyses of the Bitcoin blockchain, and responsibly disclosed a remote code execution vulnerability in the Namecoin protocol. In his free time, Chris enjoys studying cryptography and new vulnerability disclosures and writing bots that autonomously play computer games.

07/03/17

What should you do when you find that your personal email was hacked? With so many services allowing you to reset your password by receiving email, if an attacker gains access to your email account, they may also be able to access every account which uses that email address to log in. If you recei... Read more

12/23/16

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the rack not a process was stirring, not even a hack With logging configured on each box with care, we hoped any intruders would show they were there... Read more

06/08/16

Thinking like a hacker. When you look at security operations and defenses for any organization it is important to have an understanding of how a bad actor might attempt to gain access and this is the crux of thinking like a hacker. Thinking like a hacker allows you to appropriately structure your de... Read more

03/08/16

Ransomware has made headlines recently with the attack on Hollywood's Presbyterian Hospital but what does ransomware really entail and how can it affect your organization? More importantly, what can you do to protect your own devices from ransomware?... Read more

02/09/16

With the advent of the Internet of Things we're having to contend with a myriad of problems and one of those problems is that there appears to be some inherent vulnerabilities baked into these devices. Join us as we dive into what kinds of vulnerabilities you should beware of. Or as we like to say, ... Read more

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