Cyber-challenge for Kids Slated for DEF CON

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Cyber-challenges are increasingly common as industry groups and governments look to attract fresh talent to the field of information security. Good examples are Britain’s Masterclass challenge and DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge. Now, Social-Engineer.Org is kicking off the Social Engineering Capture the Flag for DEF CON Kids – a competition for young tykes interested in becoming white hats. read the full story HERE….

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Iranian spies bait U.S. officials in years-long social engineering scheme

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Researchers have uncovered a three-year espionage campaign primarily targeting U.S. military officials, diplomatic and congressional staff, and defense contractors in the country and abroad.

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Clandestine Fox attack op uses social engineering to woo new victims

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An advanced persisted threat (APT) group, which previously spread malware by exploiting an Internet Explorer zero-day, has now modified its attack method. Read the full story HERE…

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Hackers claim MitM attack enables iCloud security feature bypass

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Two hackers claim to have discovered a way to bypass Apple’s “Activation Lock,” an iCloud security feature that locks ill-intentioned individuals out of lost or stolen iOS devices Read the full story Here….

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How safe will Canberra’s free Wi-Fi network be?

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Internet security experts have welcomed the launch of Australia’s largest free public Wi-Fi system in Canberra but have voiced concerns regarding data security and the potential for phishing. Read the full story HERE……

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Wi-Fi HYPEGASM: Huawei demos 10Gbps in lab test

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Huawei has planted another flag in 802.11ax standardisation, claiming a demonstration of 10.53 Gbps Wi-Fi throughput in the 5 GHz band. The lab trial took place on the company’s Shenzhen research campus. Read the full story HERE…..

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The Moon is Now a Wi-Fi Hotspot

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Complimentary Wi-Fi is so commonplace that a business advertising its “hotspot” in the window seems somewhat passé. But a new hotspot location should impress even the most jaded among us: For the first time, scientists have demonstrated it’s possible to beam a wireless Internet signal across the 238,900 miles separating Earth from the moon. Read the full story HERE…..

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Google says snagging data over unsecured Wi-Fi isn’t illegal, goes to Supreme Court

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Google has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by an appeals court that its collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks is not exempt under federal wiretap laws. …Read the full story HERE

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Wi-Fi hacking quadcopter from SA security firm

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Wi-Fi, as it is implemented in smartphones and other mobile devices today, has a number of security vulnerabilities that could make it easy to track, and even intercept data from a device. …Read the full story HERE

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As wearables flounder, Google struggles to dispel Glass ‘myths’

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I have not hidden the fact that I’m yet to be sold on the idea of wearable tech. A post about smartwatches failing to take off lead to some interesting discussions, and many people leapt to the defense of watch 2.0. Judging from the comments, it seems that there is some love for wearable devices, but it still doesn’t appear to be translating into sales. It’s not just wearables fans who are quick to defend the honor of their beloved […]

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We at Aimless Wanderings want to help assist the local humane societies find homes for their older cats. An older cat is harder to find a forever home, by taking the fees away from the adoption we hope to make their stay in the shelter as short as possible.

These fees range between $40 and $70 dollars, as we are looking to sponser the older ones of the group. The Humane Society we are currently working to help is the Conway Humane Society you can find the site and there current list of furry residences at

https://www.conwayshelter.org/pages/adopt_cats.html