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May, 2010


May 15, 2010  1:19 AM

“Report Has Changed” Spam is Not Malicious



Posted by: Ken Harthun
click fraud, Malware, Security, spam

Got this message in my Hotmail account the other day and decided to investigate a bit to see what was up. These things are usually either links to malware infested sites or volume spam designed to create lots of clicks to CPA (Cost Per Action) offers, i.e., click fraud. And it turns out that's just...

May 13, 2010  2:20 AM

Secure Computing: Password Card is a Winner



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security

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May 12, 2010  1:22 AM

Why Bother Giving Password Advice?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Opinion, Password, Security, security awareness, Security Faux Pas

I'm miffed. I went to visit one of my clients yesterday - one that I've carefully educated in password selection and security - and saw a sticky note on the wall with all his passwords written down on it. I asked him why. He just went on and told me that it was just too much trouble to think about...


May 8, 2010  4:52 PM

Microsoft Security – No Longer an Oxymoron



Posted by: Ken Harthun
firewall, Microsoft, microsoft security essentials, Security

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May 7, 2010  2:03 AM

Software for Secure Computing: Hivelogic’s Enkoder Form



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Email security, Encryption, Software for Secure Computing, spam

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May 4, 2010  12:37 AM

Secure Computing: Harden Your Browser



Posted by: Ken Harthun
14 Golden Rules of Computer Security, Browsers, Internet Explorer, javascript, Scripting, Secure Computing

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