Should a virus writer work for an antivirus developer?

This question was asked several months back. When it was announced that an antivirus vendor would be employing a known virus writer. Security » Virus writer joins AV company   AntiVirus Protection Bookmarks Help Links page 2  Czech virus writer joins anti-virus firm  I know many don't believe in the reformed bad person theory. Tons of …

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A Romanian couple named their son Yahoo

Us humans always seem to do interesting things. This has to rate as one of those moments.  Yahoo! It's a boy!  CNET News.com

Complain about SPAM get sued

Everyone will now start whining about how the legal system has lost it's way. Instead of judging cases on a case by case basis. We'll get more legislation that stops lawsuits. Or limits damages. So the people who should truly benefit from this process will lose out and suffer. This seems to be a case of …

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ZoneAlarm Security Suite / ZoneAlarm Pro 2 Years for Price of 1!!

“ZoneAlarm® Security Suite / ZoneAlarm® Pro 2 Years for 1 Low Price” Promotion Terms and Conditions. For a limited time, purchase a stand alone, single user license of ZoneAlarm® Security Suite or ZoneAlarm® Pro and receive the second year of product updates and support at no additional cost. Purchase ZoneAlarm® Security Suite for $69.95, and …

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It’s not just for the tsunamis – your donation can help all

Hundreds of thousands have been killed…thousands more are missing and injured … in the largest earthquake to strike the globe since 1964, causing devastating tsunami waves. The American Red Cross, in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, is rushing to provide specialized relief and financial assistance to Asian …

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Porn worm spreads as new year greeting

“Security experts have discovered a mass-mailing worm which offers an unusual happy new year message in the form of a pornographic photograph. Wurmark-D (W32/Wurmark-D) travels as an attachment via email pretending to be a seasonal greeting, security firm Sophos warned.”  Porn worm spreads as new year greeting – vnunet.com   Bawdy holiday worm preys on prurience  …

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Can Microsoft do antispyware?

Will Microsoft have the courage to standup for consumers against spyware? Or will they cave in as other antispyware providers have done recently? This article ask just that  Microsoft's Spyware Quandry – EULA's, detection criteria, and cold hard cash.  Tons of links related to the subject can be found here Microsoft antispyware and antivirus.

GMail Vulnerability

Looks as if another fix will be around the corner for the GMail beta. GMail Vulnerability – User guns for attention by exposing flaw  Gmail Messages Are Vulnerable To Interception  GMail Messages are Vulnerable to Interception  Gmail glitch yields access to messages

G4 Drops TechTV Name

Hate to say it. But we knew this was coming. It seems the reports of this coming about were true. I think the reports I read had this occurring a bit later this year. Around April.  Slashdot  G4 Drops TechTV Name  G4tv.com – Press Releases  Joey The Intern and others made the call before it happened. …

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What firewall should I use?

I think everyone knows my choice would be a ZoneLabs product. But you can make up your own mind. A bit of reading for those who might be interested  Iggz Blog search firewall  What is a firewall – How do they work – Which one should I use firewall.iggyz.com You can always test your current setup here …

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