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IE7 Anti-Phishing is Land-Grab in Disguise?

Have you been following Microsoft’s plans for IE7? I have, and a blog post I read about their anti-phishing plans just about made me spit out my coffee. I’m going to do a research not...

In security, Windows, Sep 02, 2005

The 0wnership Society

Webroot has lately been producing a series of quarterly statistics on infection rates for four types of badness: Adware Trojan horses – botnet software falls into this category Sys...

In security, Windows, malware, Sep 01, 2005

Escaping the Hamster Wheel of Pain

Risk Management is Where the Confusion IsLately I’ve been accumulating a lot of slideware from security companies advertising their wares. In just about every deck the purveyor bandie...

In security, hamsters, books, May 04, 2005

Web Services Confusion

Scobleizer points out that the WS ReliableMessaging specification has been submitted to OASIS.With all due respect to the incredibly bright folks at the WS-I, I find the world of web ...

In security, humor, applications, Apr 21, 2005

Voting With Your Feet

Most people know that the dominant computing platform has a little problem with security. It’s a little problem with big consequences. Recently, research firm IDC released a report in...

In security, Windows, Mac, Dec 02, 2004