Posts Tagged 'computer security'

The Risky, Corporate Life Of Fish [comic]

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Macs Are Special – So Are Their Security Procedures

glitter-npolish

ZD Net reported on a new bit of malware aimed at Macs-

A security researcher has discovered a way to infect Macs with malware virtually undetectable and that ‘can’t be removed.’

At the end of the article, very special advice is given –

One defense against this would be to paint over the case screws with glitter nail polish and take close-up photos of the seal you created. The glitter in the nail polish sets into a random pattern that would be impossible to replicate, and as long as you keep the photos safe, you can make sure they screws haven’t been messed with.

I just don’t know.

Homeland Security Is All Over Your Facebook

According to The NY Times –

For the last year, the Department of Homeland Security has been routinely monitoring social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even MySpace. It is an avid reader of The Huffington Post, Jihad Watch, Technorati and, oddly, TruckingInfo.com. But apparently it has no interest in Techmeme and TechCrunch. This according to a “social media monitoring and situational awareness initiative update” released by the Department of Homeland Security. The document, which has left some people in the computer security industry scratching their heads, details over 100 sites that Homeland Security’s National Operations Center has been monitoring “to provide situational awareness and establish a common operating picture” for the last year.

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