Posted by David Harley on October 23, 2015
Further to the post Music, Security, and a Nice Cup of Tea, I just came across this very-much-to-the-point post by Kurt Wismer, specially for those of us who are thoroughly annoyed by the addition of the word ‘cyber’ all over the place as if it actually explained something. I look forward to a sequel featuring the […]
Posted by David Harley on October 21, 2015
Dan Goodin wrote yesterday for Ars Technica that Support scams that plagued Windows users for years now target Mac customers, complete with a Malwarebytes screenshot of a fake Safari alert. In fact, Malwarebytes has, for quite a while, been reporting the way in which support scammers have added pop-up alerts to their armoury, although I still see […]
Posted by David Harley on October 19, 2015
Music as a tool for improving security? No wonder the security industry has made all those YouTube videos.
Posted by David Harley on October 15, 2015
iOS, AV, and why I don’t (usually) make product recommendations.
Posted by David Harley on October 13, 2015
Today has been a good day for panic (for tomorrow we die). Plane hacking, sea port hacking, even EEG hacking. Let’s go down singing.
Posted by David Harley on October 6, 2015
An interesting report on product testing from one of the better anti-malware testers.
Posted by David Harley on September 23, 2015
I was delighted to receive the following invitation recently from someone calling himself Heinz: … I have an offer worth 23million if interested, please contact me I wonder what it’s worth if I’m not interested? (And 23 million of what? If we’re talking about bedbugs or Zimbabwean dollars I’m not at all interested.) Grammatical pedantry […]
Posted by David Harley on September 16, 2015
Somehow, the Furby, a furry toy vaguely resembling a Mogwai (the cuddly pre-Gremlin version in Joe Dante’s films, rather than the demons of Chinese tradition1) has always invited a certain amount of paranoia, fuelled by (or perhaps fuelling) the interest of the hacking community. As well as a fairly dumb discussion on the newsgroup alt.comp.virus […]
Posted by David Harley on August 24, 2015
20th century film star reincarnated as spam star.
Posted by David Harley on August 19, 2015
Where all content on a security site is seen as assumed to be at the same level of expertise, a number of things can go wrong.