04/13/2017



Mac OSX Fake Installer / Malware Spotted in the Wild

Mac OSX Fake Installer / Malware Spotted in the Wild Whilst traversing The Tubes yesterday doing some research on credit card processing across a host of different sites, I was hit with an old school malware installer technique with a couple of new twists at one of them. (That's what it looks like above.) What's old school about it, is... Read more

03/13/2017



A Preview of What's Next

A Preview of What's Next THREE short days ago, I promised you we were working on something big. (If you missed that blog / email, here's a one sentence recap: My dear friend Mike's recent, sudden passing gave me the impetus to help our subscribers more than we are.) HERE'S WHERE WE ARE NOW... We... Read more

03/10/2017



A Personal Story: How a Small Mistake Nearly Had Catastrophic Consequences

A Personal Story: How a Small Mistake Nearly Had Catastrophic Consequences Mike was an extraordinarily talented programmer--we're talking a top 1/10 of 1% kind of a guy. He'd had been sick for some time, but his passing was a shock to us all. After he died, his business partner contacted me. "Kevin," she began, "You were the only one Mike trusted... Read more

05/25/2016



The Young Whippersnappers Aren't As Smart As They Think

The Young Whippersnappers Aren't As Smart As They Think Frequent readers of our blog and newsletter will know that aside from reviewing antivirus software, we also preach a good sermon about security in general and about how to make good passwords and password management. The fine folks at gigya.com, a company that specializes in identity management, know a thing... Read more

04/04/2016



"400% Surge In Phishing Attacks This Tax Season" Says The IRS*

The bad guys are in full force this tax season. With so many people doing their taxes online this year, the phishing community is out to snag as many victims as possible. Even if you don't do your taxes online, the phishers still trick lots of people into entering sensitive... Read more