Category Archives: Security

Hackers join McAfee to combat electric vehicle viruses | SmartPlanet


  SmartPlanet just published an interesting article that I would like to share with my readers: Hackers join McAfee to combat electric vehicle viruses | SmartPlanet. Here the first paragraphs of the article: “A team of hackers working for security company … Continue reading

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Google Drive Arrived: Cloud Storage And Privacy/Security


Cloud Storage is not any longer just for the big guys. This morning when I updated my Android phone a new app was loaded called Google Drive. It explained that it was part of Google Docs and I downloaded it. … Continue reading

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Check Your Mac For The FlashBack Trojan Horse


From an article in today’s Basler Zeitung: Backdoor.Flashback.39 is said to be the most dangerous malware that has been developed for the Mac. It turns your machine into a botnet node becoming remote controllable. Most likely purpose will be sending … Continue reading

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IT’s Seven Worst Addictions (And How To Cure Them)


Dan Tynen wrote an interesting article in InfoWorld on IT’s worst addictions. I want to share an excerpt of this article with you. Please read the full article if you can spare the time. Devoting my business life to interpret … Continue reading

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Google’s New Privacy Policy: What Has Changed and What You Can Do About It


Wired.com today published an article from a blog at webmonkey.com: Google’s New Privacy Policy: What Has Changed and What You Can Do About It | Webmonkey | Wired.com. I posted an update towards the end of this article describing “Tom Henderson’s … Continue reading

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Check Your DNS Settings Now! Combat DNSChanger!


(Reposted from C|net and other sources:) Note: Following March 8, 2012 your computer if infected will lose internet connectivity and — if worst comes to worst — be redirected to malicious sites. The malware scam DNSChanger that has affected numerous computer … Continue reading

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Act Now: Set Your LinkedIn Privacy


Retweeted from several messages that I received: In case you don’t know it, without attracting too much publicity, LinkedIn has updated their privacy conditions. Without any action from your side, LinkedIn is now permitted to use your name and picture … Continue reading

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