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...


February 28, 2011  11:45 PM

Good Password Advice is Never Wasted



Posted by: Ken Harthun
in, Password, Security best practice

So, let me repeat myself. People tell me everyday about how this kind of advice helps them, so here it is again. A little Alliteration is good for writing effect every now and then; why not apply this to passwords? I don’t mean to write out an alliterative phrase and turn it into a password...


February 28, 2011  11:21 PM

What the Heck is a Botnet?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Botnet, Security, sophos

I have recently had issues with trying to explain botnets to a client. I was met with blank stares. Thanks to Sophos for this definition:

A botnet is a collection of infected...


February 28, 2011  11:08 PM

Skype Configuration Security Issues



Posted by: Ken Harthun
insecure, Security best practice, Skype

people who are using Skype are clueless about how to configure it for maximum security, especially if they have set up a public chat. The default security settings for Skype are not adequate by any means. Let me give you some tips. First off,


February 28, 2011  4:01 AM

New Cyberweapon Could Take Down the Internet



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Cyber warfare, Cyber weapon

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February 27, 2011  3:45 PM

The Invisible Web and What You Can Do About It



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Ghostery, Invisible Web, Security, Security best practice

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February 26, 2011  4:17 PM

Website Security – How to Block a Country



Posted by: Ken Harthun
.htaccess, Block IP, Security, spam

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February 24, 2011  1:49 AM

OnguardOnline.gov is a Winner



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security best practice, Security education, Security for everyone

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