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The recent ransom ware viruses have many re-examining computer security. While Gigastrand OS users have nothing to worry about, this recent string of viruses exploited a vulnerability in Windows the CIA had kept to themselves. Microsoft recently decried the stockpiling of vulnerabilities for use in intelligence operations. We tend to agree […]

Viruses and Gigastrand OS



One of our NVRs was attacked recently using a known attack that would have compromised or destroyed an off the shelf DVR. The operating system was corrupted by the attack, but it effectively stopped the attack in its tracks. The damage was repaired in less than 45 minutes and only […]

Anatomy of an unsuccessful NVR attack





In recent weeks, Gigastrand has seen 2 instances of browser extension malware installed by unwitting users on Safari in Mac OS and Chrome in Gigastrand OS v3. This discovery makes a change in operating system ineffective when it comes to security. Malware seems to be targeting Internet browsers with the OS […]

User installed malware found on non-Windows machines.





tcp flaw patch
A flaw for Linux devices – including Gigastrand OS – has been discovered as detailed at Hacker News.  Researchers have uncovered a serious Internet flaw, which if exploited, could allow attackers to terminate or inject malware into unencrypted communication between any two vulnerable machines on the Internet. The vulnerability could […]

TCP Flaw Workaround Patch for Gigastrand OS