Tag Archives: Viruses / Worms

What will help significantly make Vista more secure

– Richard Bejtlich wrote an article at CSO magazine describing what will make a difference in Vista’s security. It should be noted that Memory Address Randomization will significantly help prevent the spread of attacks via exploits. It is a feature turned on by default. This was not mentioned…

FUD: Security – The Undeclared War!

– Hackers, computer viruses, security breaches, corporate espionage: we’re at war! Can you see that? Recently Bruce Schneier declared that, “I don’t think, on the whole, we are winning the security war; I think we are losing it.” In the same article Computerworld notes that,…

Fear vs. Virtual Trust – How do you describe the world?

– Here is a story from SC magazine promoting fear. The article’s title: “Most businesses fear partners’ security impact, but few do anything about it” This could just as easily been about creating Virtual Trust with a business partner. …

My $.02 – Consumer Reports, AV and Virus Creation

– It is well known at this point — in other words, this is old news — that Consumer Reports created new viruses to test current anti-virus products abilities to defend against unknown attack variants. The question before us: Can we learn anything from this? Fundamentally I do not see…