Live broadcast shows passwords for computer at Hawaii Emergency Management Headquarters.

Brandon Breach Advisory, Security

Unfortunately making the mistake of broadcasting an emergency alert to the entire state about an incoming ICBM on Saturday was not bad enough, the Oahu Management Agency did a live broadcast with passwords clearly visible in the background on their computer systems.  Just exactly what kind of security protocol do we have securing our emergency management systems?  It’s bad enough …

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Brandon Cowabunga!, Product Review

The following is based on a true story (It happened yesterday, I was there). 8:00 am – You walk into the office and power on your computer. You walk over to the coffee maker to make yourself a cup of coffee, then sit back down at your desk. You open up your email and you are greeted with an error …

Cowabunga! Product Review: Honey

Brandon Product Review

I have been using an Add-on for Chrome for a while now called Honey.  Honey is a browser add-on that automatically clips online coupon codes so you always get the best deal.  It will also scour websites for a cheaper price, allowing you to see if there is a better deal from another site or another re-seller.  There are a …

Netflix – A Year in Bingeing

Brandon Entertainment

Netflix has released a lot of data about the shows that were most popular in 2017.  They compiled data for the following categories. The Shows We Devoured – Shows we watched for more than 2 hours per day The Shows We Savored – Shows we watched less than 2 hours per day The Shows That Got Us Cheating – Shows …

Internet and Phone Outage – 11.16.2017

Brandon Local News

Spectrum has been having issues with a few of our customers since around 12:30 am this morning according to our logs. It was reported at around 6:00 am by Hawaii News Now that a fire under the Nimitz Viaduct in Mapunapuna was responsible for this outage. Click below for a link to the story. Hawaii News Now Later this morning …

Forever 21 Credit Card Information Stolen

Brandon Breach Advisory, Security

Notice of Payment Card Security Incident FOREVER 21 is notifying our customers that we recently received a report from a third party that suggested there may have been unauthorized access to data from payment cards that were used at certain FOREVER 21 stores. We immediately began an investigation of our payment card systems and engaged a leading security and forensics …