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

Trend Micro breaks down Pawn Storm tactics, methods and goals

An in depth look at the cyberespionage gang Pawn Storm by Trend Micro reveals an incredibly complicated and capable group that has penetrated several important political and government organization and for the most part has done so on the back of one of the most basic attack methodologies available. Phishing.

UK's Alan Mudd sentenced to two years for creating Titanium Stresser DDoS malware

Alan Mudd was sentenced to two years in a young offender's institution by a UK court for creating, selling and using Distributed Denial of Service malware.

WordPress, Joomla and Magento susceptible to new CMS malware

SiteLock has identified a new double-threat malware called Tusayan that not only grants admin privileges to the hacker, but also exposes the victim's files publicly on the web.

Workaround created to defeat Microsoft Win 7, 8 security patch block

A Github user has published an open-source workaround that supposedly circumvents Microsoft's new block on receiving security updates for systems running Windows 7 or 8.1 on a PC powered by a sixth-generation processor.