Category Archives: Security
HTTPS Is More Secure, So Why Isnt the Web Using It?. I wondered this as well. It seems that for the cost versus the danger that it would not be worth it.
Momentum: Hacker with iPhone take over NY Times Square screen. This was pretty interesting. I guess security isn’t really tight on those famous screens.
Radioactive contamination found on 17 U.S. Navy crewmembers in Japan. Extensive coverage on BoingBoing. Start with this article: Radiation: Dose and Risk
Leaked Docs Show Results of Fake ‘RIAA/MPAA’ BitTorrent Scam TorrentFreak. In two months this scareware company made almost $280,000 from credit card companies. Scare sells.
How to hide your phone number and still receive phone calls Privacy Lover. This is in beta so it won’t be free forever. Still could be helpful if are you selling something on Ebay or want to have some more Internet privacy.
I am sorry to encroach into your privacy in this manner, I found you listed in the Trade Centre Chambers of Commerce directory here in Japan, I find it pleasurable to offer you my partnership in business, I only pray at this time that your address is still valid. I want to solicit your attention to receive money on my behalf. The purpose of my contacting you is because my status would not permit me to do this alone. When you reply this message, I will send you the full details and more
information about myself and the funds. If interested, please reply through my
alternate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. T. Oyamada
Chief financial officer
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Japan
Hacker Writes Easy-to-use Mac Trojan – PCWorld Business Center. As Sophos said it’s not out in the wild yet, but it “could” be. I don’t like talking about rumors of things that might happen in the future. I am sharing this because it shows you still how much safer using a Mac is.