Today I passed the GCFE exam, making me GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner number 490.
Today is Data Privacy Day! I decided it would be appropriate to pick on one of the biggest offenders of crimes against your privacy – Facebook.
A friend of mine’s daughter was surfing around GraphJam.com this evening when her computer popped up a warning, saying it had a virus on it! A very authentic-looking Windows Security Alert popped up, telling her that her system was infected with malware. (more…)
By now, many of this blog’s readers have already heard me tell them why it is bad to click on links in email. Without going in to detail, it is because links can very easily be forged in email, just like they can on a web site. Here’s an example: Where do you think this […]
This weekend I checked out of the hotel I stayed at in Boston. Thinking I wasn’t going back to my room, I left my keys and other miscellaneous (non-personally-identifiable) paperwork in the room. Among said paperwork were a few complimentary drink coupons, which I realized I could use for coffee at breakfast. (more…)