Tag Archives: FUD Theater

FUD Theater: Microsoft, Vista, Vendors and the Media

– Vista is the most secure MS OS ever, but there will still be security issues. Stephen Toulouse (of Microsoft) takes this very reasonable expectation of Vista. I had noticed that Michael Howard took a similar stance on his blog too. More power to Microsoft. Given the iDefense Vista Security…

FUD Theater? Turkish Hackers drains 10,580 bank accounts

– Here is a news report that states: A criminal enterprise comprised of 10 individuals who drained the accounts of 10,580 customers by sending virus-infected e-mails was busted in Istanbul. OK, but how much of that money was either insured or recovered? …

Schneier Jumps on the FUD Theater Bandwagon

– Although this is old news, Schneier begins to point to some FUD and falsehoods being reported in the media. Since Counterpaine was sold, I assume he can trumpet a more moderate approach than sometimes represented. …

US vs. UK Airport Security Update

– This is an update on my prior blog post, “Airport Security: US vs. UK“. I found a .pdf of the TSA’s Pledge to Travelers. It is contrast to the UK’s “Assults on Staff” warning mentioned in the post above. After comparing the signs within the airports, you will…

Fox News: Another reason end users are filled with FUD!

– Here is a clip from Fox News titled ‘Computer Security.’ The report covers al Qaeda’s capability to harm our digital infrastructure. (You’ll most likely need to click on the ‘Computer Security’ link to start the clip.) Naturally the media — and Fox News in…