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

16th MVP Award received

October 8th 2014 in safety and privacy on the Internet

I really didn’t think it would happen this year 🙂


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http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/09/advertising-firms-struggle-to-kill-malvertisements/

Take particular note of the fact that only every 3rd to 100th ad was bad, making it very hard to catch the bad guys in the act.

Also, this wasn’t a matter of a failure of due diligence when choosing to allow onto network. According to the report, one of the online tools that Zedo provides to advertisers […]

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A New York based tech support scam business made $2,500,000 in the past two-and-a-half years. Is it any wonder those ‘your computer is infected’ phone calls are increasing?  The company in question also purchased deceptive ads online that led consumers to believe they were calling the technical support line for legitimate companies.

The defendants are Pairsys, Inc., Uttam […]

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