Spyware Sucks
“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

I do enjoy Google’s sense of humor…

December 8th 2013

It adds some much appreciated levity to a work day.

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Misleading advertisements won’t be going away any time soon…

December 6th 2013

Not when you see reference to the infamous RBN (Russian Business Network) anyway… Check this out:http://urlquery.net/report.php?id=8165615 And this:http://urlquery.net/report.php?id=8165658  

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I’d recommend you visit this site – find out if your username and password is known to be compromised

December 5th 2013

I’d recommend you visit the website in this article, find out if you’re email address and password was in a hacked database. It correctly identified the only theft of my username/password that I know of http://grahamcluley.com/2013/12/check-youre-victim-database-breach-pwned/ 

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Malware on hospital computer impacts thousands of Seattle patients

December 3rd 2013

Cite: http://www.scmagazine.com/malware-on-hospital-computer-impacts-thousands-of-seattle-patients/article/323297/ “A UW Medicine employee opened an email attachment and unknowingly downloaded malware, which led to the compromise of about 90,000 patients of Seattle-based Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center.” Oh. Dear. A silver lining is that the infection was apparently discovered the following day and immediate action taken.  Cite: http://www.uwmedicine.org/Global/News/Announcements/2013/Pages/UWMedicine-Notice-of-Computer-Security-Breach.aspx

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