Viruses, worms, trojans, adware, and crimeware….oh my! Other than being extremely difficult and time consuming to remove from a computer, these all have at least one other thing in common – they’re all known as malware (shudder).
Archive for April, 2010
Passwords. One word has never carried as much important about your personal privacy and online accounts as this one has. Passwords are an evil necessity in a world where we find it hard to trust our co-workers, neighbors and sometimes even our friends and family. If you are anything like me (let’s hope you’re not), [...]
InfoSec Wreck is now mobile.
Although this is not a computer security related post, this is still something that registers large in the tech and phone world. Gizmodo is reporting to having a prototype of the new iPhone (believed to be announced in June).
Chances are, when you open your web-browser, you do one of three things: 1. You open one of your bookmarked links 2. You use a search engine 3. You manually type an address in (facebook.com)
Typically for anyone who uses a computer, Google is the most well-known name when it comes to searching for what you want on the Internet. Many people don’t realize that modern-day hackers also heavily rely on the search results that Google provides them.