Category Archives: Security

Doomsday via Malware

Sometimes the most fascinating posts are found in blog comments rather than the main article. I found this bit of wisdom by the post’s author (Tor developer Mike Perry) but buried in the comments to his post PRISM vs. TorĀ (emphasis … Continue reading

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Twitter Gets ‘Pwned’ Again

From Forbes: The Pwnie for the year’s biggest security failure went to social messaging service Twitter for resting its entire security policy on the shoulders of Google’s cloud-based document software (see “Twitter’s Security Dilemma”). Technorati Tags: Pwnie Awards, Twitter

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IT Secrets

The Wall Street Journal tells you Ten Things Your IT Department Won’t Tell You. Some useful stuff here, even for IT people.

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Hackers Exploit Google Sponsored Links

Details at Andre Yee’s Security Insider.

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Adobe Plugin Security Flaw

Clicking on a link to a PDF is no longer safe. A security flaw has been found that allows the inclusion of malicious JavaScript code to be included in the link, a vulnerability that allows cyber crooks to steal cookies, … Continue reading

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