One of my favourite parts of the new year is the best/worst lists of all the things that happened in the previous year. When it comes to passwords, the list definitely falls under “worst.” A simple Google search for “2015 top passwords” returns a long
Is your router vulnerable? We update our computers and software regularly to protect us from vulnerabilities and keep our systems safe. We use antivirus and antimalware solutions to go a step further (if you don’t, you should read about the importance of anti-virus software in our past post on
This week, I’ll be talking about one system that’s historically been viewed as being fairly “safe” and virus-free, and an impressive shift in how we’re thinking about city safety. Mac malware To begin, let’s look at macs. Historically, people who’ve purchased macs have invested less
When it comes to staying secure on the web, I strongly recommend that everyone uses a reliable password manager. Password managers allow you to easily use a unique password for every single online service you use. Having a unique password for each online service is key, because when you recycle
This week, we’re talking about Malware. What is Malware? Malware is a broad term used to describe a variety bad things for your computer - viruses, worms, trojan horses, scareware, spyware, adware, ransomware, and more. It can take on a variety of different forms. What’s important to know
Hi, I’m Brian, the Information Security Officer at Wave. Part of my role here at Wave is to stay up to date with all of the most important security news. Now, I’ll be going beyond educating the Wave team, and share my findings with the entire Wave community.
Here at Wave we take security very seriously. That's why we wanted to let you know about a new scam targeting web designers and other merchants. The scam has nothing to do with Wave directly, but we thought it was worth sharing the information to help you avoid being caught.
This is an update to an earlier blog post about the Heartbleed bug. tl;dr – Wave was not compromised by Heartbleed and neither were our critical technology partners. As promised, here's an update on the Heartbleed bug and what we've been up to in response to it. As soon as
OpenSSL is a tool used to encrypt traffic on the Internet — it’s the reason you use https not http for secure browsing. Yesterday a vulnerability was discovered in OpenSSL (the industry is referring to it as the Heartbleed bug). This is not specific to Wave; it’s a widespread