The dust is still settling after the GoDaddy GoGone snafu on Monday for thousands of businesses whose web sites went dark for about 6 hours. Who or what caused the problem? Right now, GoDaddy is saying that they were not hacked and that the problem was caused by corrupted router tables that broke their DNS.… (0 comment)

It seems like every day another web site wants you to create a user name and password, then it’s your bank or credit union, your credit card company, your phones, how do you create a strong password for all of those accounts? And yes, you need a different password for each account in case one… (0 comment)

It’s a malware jungle out there on the Internet surf. So how do you keep your company computers from getting wiped out? Most of the time keeping your corporate assets patched will protect you. Patch not just the operating system but also Adobe Flash, Java and Adobe Reader in that order. Flash and Java are… (0 comment)

Since the mac Flashback Trojan and other security breaches, lots of folks wonder what is this Java? Usually IT security people are referring to Javascript which is used extensively on web sites. Some examples include: animation of web page elements such as fading them in or out, playing audio or video, web forms (forcing you… (0 comment)

Is Apple 10 years behind Microsoft for security?
Kaspersky founder & CEO, Eugene Kaspersky, was recently asked in an interview about Apple security. His response is that Apple is 10 years behind Microsoft in security. Over the top? Accurate after the Apple Flashback debacle? Kaspersky trying to get people to buy his mac antivirus?   I think it’s over the top. Apple has… (0 comment)