Online Privacy & Data Protection

December 20th, 2010

I personally take my online privacy & security very seriously.  Yet, I am astonished how online security appears to be getting worse as technology "improves".

Laura Bahr at our office shared with me an article below from August 2010.  I know time is very important, but I strongly recommend you take the time to at least read the article below (you can skip the actual report by Verizon & the Secret Service).

I try and not sound like a social-networks hater, but I really do fear the amount of personal data these sites collect.

Malware Pretending to Detect False Disk Error Warnings

December 7th, 2010

Our help desk has identified a recent change in strategy regarding malware infections on our client's computers.  I would like to take a few minutes and inform you of this change to better protect your computer from potential infection.  The current generation of "Malware", "Scareware", "Scamware" or "Rogueware" has shifted its aim from false virus infection warnings to false disk error warnings.