News and Events

July 9, 2012

DNS Changer Catch 22

Today, the DNS Changer deadline has arrived, which means victims of DNS Changer are kicked off the Internet until they have their computer fixed.

July 5, 2012

Will Malware Knock Thousands Off the Internet?

The DnsChanger deadline is this coming Monday. In short, any personal computer infected by this DnsChanger malware will no longer be able to access the Internet until it is cleaned.

June 22, 2012

The Flame Reality & Swiss Cheese Security

The worst hack is the one you don’t know about

June 4, 2012

Flame ON

It’s a new world, folks. Are you prepared?

May 29, 2012

Countries Rushing to Cyber Weapons: First Stuxnet, Now Advanced Iran W32/Flame, Flamer or SkyWiper

Over the weekend, multiple reports appeared about a new piece of cyber malware, named, W32/Flame, Flamer or SkyWiper...

May 14, 2012

Identity Theft – How You Could Become a Lifelong Victim

Continuing in the vein of Things That Normal People Need To Watch Out for, I came out of the gym a couple of weeks ago, and as I went to my car door to open it, I found the ground was covered by smashed windscreen glass...

May 1, 2012

My view: Some cracks in Apple’s aura of invincibility?

I've always been a Windows guy, and finally bought a Mac about four years ago, partly to see what they were about, and partly to be able to provide tech support to my wife, who was already on her second Mac. Here's how it all went down...

April 19, 2012

Mac Attacks: What n00bs are saying

You can instantly tell it’s a phish by the fact that it is addressed to multiple recipients, but to my eyes, it is further proof of the changing situation for Macs...

April 11, 2012

Mac Malware

For quite some time, techies have understood that Macs were not invulnerable to malware, and the idea that there was not much Mac malware was a natural consequence of relative market opportunity for the bad guys.

January 31, 2012

1 to 5 million infected Android apps… or not?

Over the weekend, several websites picked up Symantec’s story about trojanized apps on the official Android Market. This happens from time to time, but what got everyone’s attention was that they said the number appeared to be between one and five million downloads, which is a pretty big number...