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March, 2011


March 17, 2011  3:23 PM

I’m Shutting Down “Ask the Geek”



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Ask the Geek

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March 16, 2011  12:58 AM

Adobe Flash – The worst security record of all time?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Adobe, insecure, Opinion, Vulnerabilities

As you know, I'm an editor over at Dave's Computer Tips and have been working with that site for going on four years. We have a forum, of course and this is a relevant thread, more than appropriate for Security Corner:


March 12, 2011  12:37 AM

Anatomy of An Email Scam?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
E-mail scam, Online Scams, Phishing

Got this email a couple of days ago. I was going to delete it, but somehow it looked legitimate:

I'm interested in purchasing kennyhart.com.
I'd likely be able to pay in the $200 - $700 range for it.
Let me know whether or not you are open to hearing a formal offer.
Now, that seemed...


March 9, 2011  1:00 AM

Give Spam the Finger



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Botnet, Security, spam, spambot, zombie

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March 8, 2011  1:14 AM

Introduction to 101 Internet Security Tips



Posted by: Ken Harthun
101 Internet Security Tips, Security, Security best practice, security tips

101 Internet Security Tips I just...


March 1, 2011  12:19 AM

Oh, I Almost Forgot This!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Java, Secure code, Security

Unless you absolutely need Java, get rid of it. At the very least, update it. Here's Steve Gibson of Security Now!

So the only real big news is that anyone who is still...


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