Virus 101

Most infections take place on Windows machines, and even though many people think that Macs are immune to infections, they are not! Yes, Macs...

Fake DHL / FedEx Delivery Email Messages

The fictitious DLH and FedEx delivery email messages continue to plague computer inboxes everywhere. Although our filtering system (Postini) does a good job blocking...

Contacting Loved Ones in Times of Tragedy

Monday’s tragedy got me thinking about different ways to contact our loved ones and friends during times like the one our country just went...

The “Usama bin Laden” Virus

Hackers, Spammers and Scammers all love a BIG story, and there certainly is no bigger news item now then the recent take down of...

Is There A Smartphone Zombie Attack Approaching?

The day is surely coming when our smartphones will be just as vulnerable to viruses and other computer infections just like our computers. To...
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The President’s Cybersecurity EO

President Obama’s just-released cyber security executive order has sparked concern from several advocacy groups debating issues surrounding “too much regulation”, “not enough protection” and...

Verizon Email Scam Confirmed – Use Caution

In the past 24 hours, a large number of fake emails arriving in Baltimore City mail box/email accounts have been confirmed to be falsely...
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USB Drive – Security Concerns Growing

A merging problem, closing in on critical mass for corporations, businesses and governments is USB Drive security. There have been many reported breeches in network...

Email Message Hoaxes – Don’t Be Afraid

Many of you, my co-workers have forwarded me email message “alerts” these past few weeks which always refer to a reliable person “in the know”...

New Password Warnings!

Once again more security breaches are in the news. This time, it deals with a subsection of Yahoo, called Yahoo Voices. Hackers posted more...