Battling The Bots

Battling The Bots
According to various industry sources, bots are one of the biggest threats to computer or Internet security right now. By some estimates, there are as many as 100 million or…[Lees verder]

December Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Last Tuesday was the final “Patch Tuesday” from Microsoft. Microsoft released a total of 7 Security Bulletins for December, bringing the total for the year to 78. There were 3…[Lees verder]

New Zero-Day Exploits Plague Microsoft Word
Tomorrow is Patch Tuesday for Microsoft. The word on the street is that they will release 6 new Security Bulletins for the month of December. However, they are not expected…[Lees verder]

Disable Remote Access To Protect Your PC
Microsoft Windows XP has a number of great features designed to make it easier to supoprt and maintain. The ability to connect to the computer remotely can be a great…[Lees verder]

Microsoft Offers Free Scans With Windows Live OneCare
I am sure that you know that you should have antivirus software installed, updated, and actively running in order to adequately protect your PC. If for some reason you don’t…[Lees verder]

Be Cautious When Buying Refurbished Gifts
A mother in Fort Worth, TX got more than she bargained for when she purchased a used, but supposedly refurbished memory card from Gamestop. According to a story from the…[Lees verder]

Beware of Holiday Phishing Scams
Phishing is a threat 365 days a year, but it seems to increase dramatically during certain times of the year. After the death of someone famous, or after any major…[Lees verder]

5 Steps to Protect Yourself From Spyware
Spyware has grown as a threat to computer security in recent years and remains a persistent threat today. Many types of spyware and adware are more of an annoyance than…[Lees verder]

Holiday Gift Ideas
Looking for a gift for the techie in your life? Or, maybe you need a gift for the techno-phobe. Whether you are looking for gift ideas for your computer whiz…[Lees verder]

Computer Security Day: Protecting Laptops Quiz
This is the second of five short quizzes created by Symantec’s Luis Navarro, a Sr. Consultant with their Security Awareness Practice. Computer Security Day is this Thursday, November 30. Take…[Lees verder]

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10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Within a few days of releasing Security Bulletin MS06-055 to address a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer that was being used to attack vulnerable machines, word spread of a different…[Lees verder]

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

Read more10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Within a few days of releasing Security Bulletin MS06-055 to address a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer that was being used to attack vulnerable machines, word spread of a different…[Lees verder]

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

Read more10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Within a few days of releasing Security Bulletin MS06-055 to address a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer that was being used to attack vulnerable machines, word spread of a different…[Lees verder]

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

Read more10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Within a few days of releasing Security Bulletin MS06-055 to address a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer that was being used to attack vulnerable machines, word spread of a different…[Lees verder]

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

Read more10 New Security Bulletins From Microsoft

Books To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

September Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Microsoft gave everyone a little break for the month of September. There were only three new Security Bulletins released, and only one of them is rated as Critical. The Critical…[Lees verder]

Read moreBooks To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

September Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Microsoft gave everyone a little break for the month of September. There were only three new Security Bulletins released, and only one of them is rated as Critical. The Critical…[Lees verder]

Read moreBooks To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

September Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Microsoft gave everyone a little break for the month of September. There were only three new Security Bulletins released, and only one of them is rated as Critical. The Critical…[Lees verder]

Read moreBooks To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

September Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Microsoft gave everyone a little break for the month of September. There were only three new Security Bulletins released, and only one of them is rated as Critical. The Critical…[Lees verder]

Read moreBooks To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix

Books To Help You Secure *Nix
One ‘solution’ for the security issues in the Microsoft Windows operating systems is to just not use it. Many security experts and the techno-geek crowd shun Microsoft in favor of…[Lees verder]

Symantec and McAfee Take Issue With Planned Vista Security
Microsoft is wrapping up the final stages of tweaking Vista to get it ready for its official release. Vista includes a number of security updates and changes in the way…[Lees verder]

Step-By-Step: Change Your Wireless Router Default SSID
To secure your wireless network, one of the steps you should take is to change your default SSID, or Network Name, for your wireless network. I had previously written a…[Lees verder]

Don’t Take The Bait
As viruses and worms have declined in numbers, other forms of malware are on the rise. Phishing attacks in particular have become a malware attack of choice for many malware…[Lees verder]

Zero-Day PowerPoint Exploit
No sooner did Microsoft release an out-of-cycle patch to address the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability being exploited in the wild, than a new zero-day exploit targeting Microsoft has been discovered….[Lees verder]

The Death Of Viruses
According to this article in The Register, normal viruses and mass-mailing worms seem to be all but dead. As malware has converged and organized crime has gotten involved in developing…[Lees verder]

Understanding HiJack This Logs
Anti-spyware has become somewhat of a standard security tool that most people run on their computers in some way, shape or form. Most antivirus vendors now include anti-spyware functions in…[Lees verder]

The Spam Epidemic
Spam continues to be more than a simple nuisance for users of email- which is essentially every computer user in existence. Spam has evolved some, primarily as it has become…[Lees verder]

Weekly Secunia Advisory Summary
This week Secunia published 39 new Security Advisories rated as Highly Critical or higher. They affected a broad range of products including the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email client….[Lees verder]

September Security Bulletins From Microsoft
Microsoft gave everyone a little break for the month of September. There were only three new Security Bulletins released, and only one of them is rated as Critical. The Critical…[Lees verder]

Read moreBooks To Help You Secure *Nix