How often do you see someone with a cracked screen on their smart phone? Or know someone who dropped their expensive smart phone/tablet? Do you have inquiring kids and curious pets? After I forked over $500 for my Blackberry Playbook tablet, I immediately started to look for ways to protect it from cracked screen and drop… (0 comment)

Celebrity-Jacking is an abbreviation of Celebrity Hijacking and it is an old favourite with hackers and other web miscreants. Celebrity Hijacking exploits popular interest in a celebrity to get people to click on silly things with their computer mouse. February this year was the tenth anniversary of an early example of this: the Kournikova virus.… (0 comment)

The Internet Bad Guys have a new attack vector: the phone. Recently a client called me saying someone from Microsoft had just called her to tell her that her computer is infected. “It’s a scam,” I tell her. So far this scam has only been targeting English speaking countries. Callers pretend to be Microsoft employees… (0 comment)