Holiday Season 2012 – Seven safety tips for online shopping

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More online safety tips for the 2012 holiday season: http://www.forbes.com/sites/firewall/2012/11/25/you-better-watch-out-online-attacks-are-coming-to-town/ https://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=14569 QUOTE: It is time for a more consumer oriented blog post with a couple of hints about what to watch out for during the holiday online shopping season. How do you watch out and tell who is naughty and nice online? You better check […]

Computer Security Controls – Better safe than sorry

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This article in the Mac Security Blog makes a great point,  While seatbelts won’t prevent all injuries, you are much safer by buckling up.  Likewise, security controls won’t guarantee complete safety, but folks can stay better protected through technical safeguards and best practices. http://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/security-measures-arent-completely-effective-but-that-doesnt-mean-you-shouldnt-use-them/ QUOTE: Passwords, security software, and user education don’t prevent 100% of […]

W32.Narilam – New SQL data base malware emerges in Middle East

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Symantec has identified a new sophisticated malware threat designed to alter SQL Server databaseswhere user rights are not properly locked down.  As with the Stuxnet attacks, this new threat is most active in the Middle East http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/w32narilam-business-database-sabotage http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/305296-database-modifying-malware-narilam-a-corporate-sabotage-tool QUOTE: In the last couple of years, we have seen highly sophisticated malware used to sabotage the […]


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