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February 12, 2011  3:00 PM

Watch Out for “Tech Support” Scams



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, FakeAV, Fraud, Online Scams, Phishing

My reputation as a Geek often...

January 29, 2011  3:14 AM

Data Privacy Day is January 28, 2011



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cybercrime, Data Privacy, Identity Theft, Locational Privacy, Privacy

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January 24, 2011  8:59 PM

Investigative Report on the State of the Black Market



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Banking Fraud, Cyber-criminal, Cybercrime, Panda Security, spambot

PandaLabs recently issued the results of an investigative report on the current state of the global cybercrime black market: http://press.pandasecurity.com/usa/press-room/panda-white-paper/. The report provides a...


January 7, 2011  4:38 PM

PandaLabs Releases 2010 Annual Security Report



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber warfare, Cybercrime, FakeAV, Malware, Panda Security, Rogueware, Virus, Worm

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December 21, 2010  8:17 PM

Anatomy of an Attack: Four must-watch videos from Sophos



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, FakeAV, Malware, sophos, stuxnet, Video

These videos, produced by data protection firm Sophos, are very well done and give a real insight into the current state of cybersecurity. You'll also be presented with some related resources, including a very cool "Threatsaurus," a 120 page PDF that runs down the a-z of computer and data security...


November 25, 2010  3:28 AM

Hey, Crackers, Spammers, and Other Assorted Idiots, Let’s See Something Original!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
crackers, Cyber-criminal, Fraud, porn spam, spam

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November 20, 2010  10:07 AM

Malware is Now a Trillion-Dollar Industry



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Banking Fraud, Botnet, Cyber-criminal, Cybercrime, Malware, Phishing

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September 30, 2010  11:59 PM

LinkedIn Target of Spam Intended to Infect Users with Zeus Trojan



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, LinkedIn, spam, Zeus Trojan

On Monday, some members of the business social network LinkedIn were emailed LinkedIn Alert messages with a link that masqueraded as a contact request. It was the largest such attack known to day. Cisco reports in a


August 14, 2010  7:14 PM

What the Heck Are Botnets?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Botnet, Cyber-criminal, Cybercrime, honeypot, spam, spambot

Yes, I know that this is an old topic and almost everyone knows about them by now. Or do they? In my tech support activities, I run into all different levels of PC savvy (and lack thereof). The other day, I was explaining in detail a phishing attack that a client had fallen for. I pointed out all...


March 26, 2010  3:20 AM

20-year Sentence in TJX Credit Card Case



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Banking Fraud, cyber security, Cyber-criminal, Cybercrime, Hacking, Identity Theft, Security

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