IM threats increase over 70% since last year, averaging a new threat every day. Read & Discuss Here
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Google has recently rolled out a security blog and released a technical paper and now the just bought out an anti-malware company as well. And one of their employees wrote a cool app for webmasters to check and see if their sites have
malicious code. Read & Discuss Here
And I stumbled upon a neat write up showing a bunch of firewall testing tools to see how secure you really are. Read & Discuss Here
Digg links for both on respective page.
Sunday, May 27, 2007
Users who routinely adhere to good security behavior and type in urls to their banks as opposed to following links can be duped into giving their info anyway. It seems as tho the creators of this malware have injected to to add fields for additional info. They never cease to amaze me in their abilities to circumvent almost any sort of barrier put up. The good folks at Symantec provide anlysis. Read & Discuss Here
Saturday, May 26, 2007
Read about the man who owns the Internet, its pretty interesting.
Then there is the big deal about Dell & Google, they are making money installing some 'extra' software.
Speaking of Dell, you will soon be able to buy them at Walmart.
And a lemon law for computers?
Finally for some laughs watch some funny techy videos.
Don't forget to take the time to comment on what you see, I'm always interested in seeing what people like and don't like.
Monday, May 21, 2007
Friday, May 18, 2007
As it's turning out, ValueClick has given me reason to make an entire thread dedicated to their recent activities with rogues. It will be updated as news warrants. Just today there are two items posted by MS MVP Mike Burgess on his Hosts News. You can read about those here
And in Zango news, they recently filed a lawsuit against PCTools. But upon further investigation by Sunbelt researchers, it appears that all is not as clear and concise as Zango would have you believe. What a shocker, huh? More on that here
Thursday, May 17, 2007
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Casino software vendor threatens Spybot group because they detect their software. It appears to be installed via malware. But they don't seem to care. I bet you can't guess what Spybot gang told 'em? Read & Discuss Here
Monday, May 07, 2007
I've set up a new poll in the forums. It has to do with 'crapware'. You know, the extra junk software new PCs come with from OEMs such as Dell, Gateway and HP. There is a video from CNET too. Watch the vid, take the poll and add your own comments