Archives for January 2019 | Marten IT Blog

Book published by Milka Mira Grčić

Milka Mira Grčić has published another one of her poetry books, written mostly in Serbian. This is her third book that I have been privileged to put together for her.

You can view a small sample of its contents

Please let me know if wish to purchase a copy via the
Service Request page or via email.

The ebook versions will be coming out in due course.

Facebook virus attacks and how to protect from them

MacPaw published a page with information concerning security issues on Facebook. It is worth a read.

"There have been a host of Facebook virus attacks in the little over a decade it’s been in existence. Some are fairly easy to spot and avoid, others look fairly innocuous until it’s too late. Here, we’ve listed the most common Facebook virus attacks and how to protect yourself from them."

Click on the link above to read their full story or

US govt orders security measures for DNS hijack emergency

Iran blamed for "almost unprecedented scale" attacks compromising web and email traffic.
The United States Department of Homeland Security has issued an emergency directive in response to a serious, global campaign of domain name system (DNS) infrastructure tampering, believed to originate in Iran.
Earlier in January, security vendors Cisco Talos and Mandiant FireEye outlined a spate of DNS hijacks against multiple government, telcos and internet infrastructure organisations in Europe, North America and the Middle East/Africa.

Attackers have successfully redirected web and email traffic by altering DNS records, making them point to servers on addresses that they control.

They've been able to do so by capturing administrative credentials for administrative accounts that can make changes to DNS records. FireEye and Talos said they have received reports that sophisticated phishing attacks were used to gain acccess for DNS record manipulation, as well as compromising a victim's domain registrar account.

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