Completely unacceptable

That was what I thought when I saw this post about McAfee’s screw up with the definition files they released Friday morning. It’s completely unacceptable that those def files got released to the public, and that for five hours, the folks who were doing everything we tell them to do in terms of keeping udated,…

Earning my dinner

We’re down visiting the in-laws today and I’ve spent a few hours fixing their PC and cleaning it up some. They got caught with virus definitions that fell ever so slightly behind the speed of new malware showing up and wound up with a pretty nasty trojan that killed their Internet access, disabled their AV,…

Scary stuff

Some scary stuff about where the next generation of spyware and malware might be headed in terms of stealthiness. All in this weekend’s edition of Spyware Weekly. Let’s hope the good guys are working to combat this as fast as the malware folks are working to create it!

I’m back

Yes, back in the office. Vacation was great, I was able to visit a lot of neat places, learn a lot of history and take in some Deep South culture in just a week’s time or so. It was very nice to spend a week away from the news, away from most technology, outside of…