Dustin Decker

Tag: interactions

  • Random Login Failures

    Random Login Failures

    A brief look at a very small sampling of failed logins. I’ve used green to highlight IP addresses known to be “OK” – Starlink out of Denver where my own connection terminates. Others are highlighted in dark pink and represent attacks with certainty. The orange highlighter is for other “items of interest”. Namely the use…

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  • What Is Phishing?

    What Is Phishing?

    You might have heard of phishing and how terrible it can be to fall victim to it. But what actually is phishing? How does it work? Phishing stands as one of the most widely used cybercrime tactics right now. Phishing can be worryingly easy to carry out and can result in device infection and the…

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  • Lesson One – The Human Element

    Lesson One – The Human Element

    The KISS Principle: KISS, an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid!”, is a design principle noted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. First seen partly in American English by at least 1938, the KISS principle states that most systems work best if they are kept simple rather than made complicated; therefore, simplicity should be a…

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