HTML5 Security – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

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Trend Micro shares benefits and considerations for this new web standard in a 3 part series that I found to be informative … The final part was issued today HTML5 Security – The Good, Bad, and Ugly http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-thegood http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-the-bad http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-the-ugly QUOTE: Welcome back to the final part of our miniseries on HTML5 and the security […]

HTML5 – Benefits and considerations of new web standard

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Trend Micro shares two key links related to HTML version 5 reflecting the latest web based standards HTML5 – Benefits of this new web standard http://blog.trendmicro.com/html5-thegood/ QUOTE: HTML5 is the fifth revision of the language that makes the web work, and this Wednesday we will be releasing a paper detailing some of the new attacks […]

Zeus – New version with Christmas 2011 theme

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A new version of Zeus¬†with a Christmas theme has emerged Zeus – New version with Christmas 2011 theme http://blog.trendmicro.com/merry-christmas-zeus/ http://blog.trendmicro.com/zeus-2-0-8-9-and-the-ghost-panel QUOTE: This morning, I came across an entertaining Christmas-themed ZeuS Web panel while monitoring online forums. I investigated the contents of the web panel package, which turned out to be Ghost Panel with a modified […]

UPS Undeliverable Phishing Scam – NOV 2011 version

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UPS Undeliverable Phishing Scam – NOV 2011 version Please be careful with all email alerts as a new UPS Undeliverable Phishing Scam has been circulating during November UPS Undeliverable Phishing Scam – NOV 2011 version http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/291069-ups-phishing-scam-targets-cyber-monday-shoppers QUOTE: As soon as you hit “confirm purchase,” the anticipation begins: when will your package arrive?¬† Preying on the […]

AV Protection 2011 – New Fake AV product circulating

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Please be careful of any unsual AV warnings or product offers as new FakeAV attacks continue to circulate: ¬ AV Protection 2011 – New Fake AV product circulating http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/patrick-our-resident-rogue-av-expert.html http://malwareprotectioncenter.com/2011/11/18/av-protection-2011-rogue-of-the-fakescanti-family/ QUOTE: AV Protection 2011 is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses deceptive tactics, fake spam email alerts, and results of fake scans showing […]

Facebook – New Worm circulating in wild

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Please be careful of spammed news alerts, any links presented, and free screensaver or other offers. Facebook – New Worm circulating in wild http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/new-facebook-worm-in-wild.html QUOTE: Our friends at CSIS, a Danish security company, has spotted a worm spreading within the Facebook platform. In a recent news article¬†penned by¬†Peter Kruse, the worm is said to be […]

Criminals sabotaging Cyber Monday, security experts warn

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On¬†the largest e-commerce day of the year, individuals should remain cautious for spammed email, Facebook, or¬†phishing attacks¬†¬† Criminals sabotaging Cyber Monday, security experts warn http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9222209/Criminals_sabotaging_Cyber_Monday_security_experts_warn QUOTE: Security experts today warned consumers of a rapidly mutating spam campaign using bogus messages from United Parcel Service (UPS) claiming that a package could not be delivered. The spam […]

WINDOWS 8: Special Registry setting for classic Start Menu

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The Metro UI supports mobile technology well and many users might prefer this for the desktop also.¬† In case the classic start menu is needed, below is an early workaround:¬† An option for¬†the classic approach¬†might be beneficial for corporate users in a future build WINDOWS 8: Navigating the Start Menu http://www.qa.com/about-qa/blogs/2011/november/windows-8-navigating-the-start-menu/ QUOTE: If you have […]

Mobile Security – List of Vulnerable Android Smartphones

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A recent evaluation by Bit9 is noted below and the actual list can be found in links below The 12 Most Vulnerable Smartphones http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/290796-the-12-most-vulnerable-smartphones http://www.bit9.com/orphan-android/ QUOTE: How vulnerable is your smartphone to malware attacks? Android is by far the most targeted mobile operating system, but some popular Android phones made by Samsung, HTC, and Motorola, […]

Holiday 2011 – Online Shopping Safety Tips

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Below are key safety tips from Facecrooks and Trend Micro for the holiday season: Holiday 2011 – Online Shopping Safety Tips http://facecrooks.com/Safety-Center/Internet-Safety-Privacy/Online-Shopping-Safety-Tips.html QUOTE: Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner. Many shoppers will avoid the mayhem and madness of brick and mortar establishments in favor of online retailers. Online shoppers are a […]


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