Doug Olenick

Doug Olenick, Online Editor

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Doug Olenick joined SC Magazine in August 2015 as online editor. He heads up the publication's web operation. Doug has covered the technology sector for more than 20 years for a string of B2B and consumer publications. His longest tenured position was as web editor/senior editor for NewBay Media's TWICE (This Week in Consumer Electronics). Prior to that post, Doug was a senior editor for CMP's Computer Retail Week and he worked as a reporter for the Martinsville Bulletin newspaper. More recently his work could be found on Forbes.com, TheStreet, Mainstreet and Bar Business Magazine. Doug is a veteran of 20 consumer electronic shows and has attended hundreds of tech industry events. He resides on Long Island with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by Doug Olenick

StrongPity2 spyware takes over for FinFisher

The cybergang behind the now defunct FinFisher man -in-the-middle attacks has switched over to using a new spyware dubbed StrongPity2 and is now using a several popular websites to conduct watering hole attacks to help install this malware.

Mozilla patches two vulnerabilities, one rated critical

The Mozilla Foundation has fixed two security issue, one rated critical, in Firefox 57.0.2 and Firefox ESR 52.5.2.

WordPress hit with keylogger, 5,400 sites infected

The cryptomining malware being pushed from cloudflare.solutions has seemingly added keylogger functionality to its mix with PublicWWW reporting that more than 5,400 Wordpress sites are now infected.

Google patches 37 security issues in Chrome

Google issued patches for 37 security issues in Chrome, with one being rated critical and six considered high risks, with the release of Chrome 63.0.3239.84.

Retailers still in need of data breach response plan

Between the holiday shopping season now being in full swing and the growing number of retailers hit with data breaches Tripwire was surprised that a recent survey it conducted found a large percentage of retailers had no data breach response plan in place.