Read This If You’ve Been Hacked (or Want To Avoid It)

It started with an email from a friend of mine. The message said, “check out this article” and had a normal looking link to nbcnews.com. Just as I was about to click on the link,  I spotted something. I picked up the phone and called my friend. “Buddy, you’ve been hacked”. My friend had clicked on a… Continue reading Read This If You’ve Been Hacked (or Want To Avoid It)

My Virus Checker Will Keep Me Safe, and Other Internet Security Myths

No, Bill Gates is not going to give you a free trip to Disney World if you forward this blog post to 100 people. While the Bill Gates thing is clearly fake, the internet is full of mythology and people regularly act on stuff that defies common sense. Unfortunately, even for something as important as… Continue reading My Virus Checker Will Keep Me Safe, and Other Internet Security Myths