A New Mac Worm – New ‘Opener’ worm

Seems that once again there is proof to what I've been saying all along. Security by obscurity isn't going to work. And that no platform is immune to be being exploited or to having flaws. I'm sure the Steve Jobs faithful will of course point this out.   “The worm does however suffer from a …

Red Sox Win First World Series Since 1918

Looks as if the boys from south of my city. Couldn't pull a game out of the hat. To make the series a fight.   Red Sox Win First World Series Since 1918   Red Sox sweep Cardinals to win World Series   Sox in World Series heaven   A catch, a celebration, a dynasty …

Insightbb users claims

There are some very interesting and unsubstantiated claims being leveled against Insight Communications in regards to their blocking of P2P traffic. While I agree that it is highly likely that Insight, Mediacom or their bandwidth provider AT&T have put into use some sort of P2P filter. I've seen no real evidence that Insight is not filter …

ISP’s Blocking P2P Use

A few updated links and more information in regards to this previous article Insightbb and Sandvine P2P ISP’s Blocking P2P Use – Mediacom, Insight users face mystery blockade Numerous Mediacom Customers Without P2P Access

Insightbb and Sandvine P2P

It seems Insightbb is now using Sandvine Peer-To-Peer Policy Management. Actually their bandwidth provider AT&T has put this method to use. Other ISP users are also reporting seeing this being put into place. It would seem not all areas serviced by these ISP are seeing this product put into use. Below are some recent related …

Bit Torrent P2P King

Bit Torrent P2P King – 53% of all p2p file-sharing traffic P2P Usage – Which Network Consumes the Most bandwidth Digital Movie Forecast BitTorrential Downpour  

Kaspersky Personal Pro 5.0

Anyone who has seen my online postings over the years will know there are two software programs I've allows recommended. These are Kaspersky AVP and ZoneLabs ZoneAlarm. I've used versions of these products since 1999. I honestly feel they are two of the best products on the market. Both products are promoted on the top left …

FireFox Still more secure?

Tabbed Browsing Flaws Detected http://www.broadbandreports.com/shownews/55801 http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2004-10/advisory/ Chalk one up for IE… http://news.iggyz.com Mozilla Foundation has released an update for the Firefox browser to fix a serious security problem http://www.iggyz.com/WN/101204.html Ok lets be fair. Internet Explorer hole opens up again JPEG Exploit Proof of Concept Exploit code for Microsoft JPEG flaw made public Major graphics flaw …

Google Killers?

We have heard about them time and time again. But do they really exist? Is there a startup out their that is going to take over the hearts and minds of users? To become the one and only Google killer. No one believed Overture could be a big player in the industry. Everyone pretty much …