Category Archives: Security

HTTPS Is More Secure, So Why Isnt the Web Using It?

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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 screens

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

The radiation warning symbol (trefoil).

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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

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

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.

Nigerian email scam moves to Asia!

Look at this email I just received. Is this my path to riches? You can read about other people who had the same issue.

Greetings,
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: oy_takashi81@rediffmail.com

Mr. T. Oyamada
Chief financial officer
Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Japan
oy_takashi81@rediffmail.com

Hacker Writes Easy-to-use Mac Trojan – PCWorld Business Center

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.

Anonymous vs. HBGary: the aftermath

Security Now!

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Anonymous vs. HBGary: the aftermath. Interesting that less than a week later HBGary had another embarrassing security breach. How can you do business with a security company that can’t keep its own stuff private?