Friday, February 24, 2012
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Trojan has compromised DNS access for maybe millions of home users, "Clickjack" botnet operation; more on "walled gardens"
Update: Feb. 24
A judge has allowed the DNS Bridge to operate until July 9, IT News story here.
The original story of the FBI's "clickjack" botnet takedown appears in Computer World in November 2011, here.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Update: June 14, 2012
There is a blogspot discussion, too, here. This item seems to be code that affects the loading of a webpage and may send you to a lynktracker product which advertisers use to count visits. It's unclear at this point why Kaspersky and some other vendors view this as dangerous. I am talking to Geek Squad about it now.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Some media reports say that the problem has affected only iPhone users, but they also point out that there is still no comprehensive federal Internet privacy law.
I also have Safari on one Windows machine, and it is faster than Firefox or IE, about like Chrome.
Don't be evil!
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Zuckerberg's "endorsement" of Romney was a real accident, not a hack; but web visitors should be wary when they see something like this
Picture: My AOL spam file.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
The article also recommends getting DNSSEC Security Extensions from your registrar, to prevent a user from being hijacked after clicking on your site (even if he or she has poor home security?) The website is here, and we'll come back to this later.