Still no sign of snow here in New England, but baby it's cold outside! Looks like snow will get here soon enough, just in time for ice dam season. Lucky me.


As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!


Top 10 IoT vulnerabilities

A good list that applies to IT security in general. Have a look and see how many of these you have overlooked.


The Feds Cracked El Chapo's Encrypted Comms Network by Flipping His System Admin

Nice reminder that the biggest threats are often from within.


Filled with malware, phishing and scams, does the web need a safety manual?



IBM’s new quantum computer is a symbol, not a breakthrough

20 qubits is not a lot, but it’s a start. We are still on track for quantum supremacy within 8-10 years.


GitHub is Now Free and That’s Great

Microsoft continues to embrace open source, especially if it is open source code hosted on servers they own.


AWS gives open source the middle finger

AWS gives open source the middle finger, whereas Microsoft has been making efforts to embrace open source. What Bizarro World is this?


Costco Now Sells A 27-Pound Tub Of Macaroni And Cheese That Lasts 20 Years

I’m not saying that I want this 27-lb bucket of mac ‘n cheese, but I’m not saying I would send it back if someone had it shipped to my house.


Sometimes we all need a little "retail therapy":