If you’re confused about all the Conficker chatter everywhere, as an SME (Small & Medium Enterprise) owner or home user there are some simple steps you can take to be safe. Rest assured, if these instructions sound too complicated, we’re happy to help with these issues either on-site or remotely through the magic of the [...]
Careful what you search for and click on — at least if you’re using Google you benefit from its association with Badware.org. Of course as I searched for “Conficker nmap” this just now, the first hit is: As I click on it, here’s the warning: If you click on “Why was this site blocked”, you [...]
The Conficker virus is set to activate on April 1st 2009, this could be very bad but it is unknown to what extent it will damage PC’s, to learn more inluding how to remove the infection see here: Conficker information and removal links
Overview of the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) -The PCI DSS is a standard set of controls established by the major issuers of credit cards, including Visa and Mastercard, Amex, Discover, and others. -The standard applies to any business that accepts credit card payments. -The current version is 1.2, effective October, 2008. [...]
We have all seen URLs like this one: http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=Security&articleId=9129269&taxonomyId=17&pageNumber=1 It is, well, a bit long. Sites like TinyURL.com and For the security conscious among us, this represents a troubling security issue. Normally, hovering the mouse cursor over a link will show the actual URL, regardless of the text used in the link. This is a [...]
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Phishing sites usually do not run on “known” bad URLs. According to this study, 76% of the phishing sites on the internet are being run from compromised servers. IE7, OpenDNS, and most UTMs maintain anti-phishing blacklists, but if phishing sites are free to move around on compromised servers that also house legitimate sites, anti-phishing blacklists [...]