Category Archives: Kevin Townsend

A happy and over-worked Valentine’s Day…

…But I’m travelling for the next few weeks, so things will be quieter. Writing-wise, if not work-wise. Infosecurity Magazine: Malware: a Matter of Definition ESET: Cybercrime, Cyberpolicing, and the Public  Chainmailcheck: Only love can break your heart…  Mac Virus: Flashbacks East … Continue reading

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28th January – 12th February

Articles: Virus Bulletin Living the Meme (available to subscribers only) Hakin9 David Harley, Aleksandr Matrosov, Eugene Rodionov:  When I’m x64: Bootkit Threat Evolution in 2011 Network Security: AMTSO: the Test of Time? This article appeared in January’s Network Security but is now available … Continue reading

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A looooooong gap…. (December – January)

Well, I was actually incommunicado over Xmas (yippee!) But the last summary I posted here was on 15th December, so a lot has happened. I’m therefore changing the format a bit for this post, so that it doesn’t take me … Continue reading

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14-15th December

Media mentions (all Infosecurity Magazine): Use of the Black Hole exploit kit and Java exploits is growing  Symantec discovers another 11 malicious Android apps  2012 Threat Predictions: An Industry Roundup  David Harley CITP FBCS CISSP ESET Senior Research Fellow

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13th December

Busy day, considering I wasn’t working for most of it… ESET: Safety online with a bang: dodging (more) cyberbullets 2012 Predictions: East of Java SC Magazine: Top of the potshots Paper: Ten Ways to Dodge CyberBullets: Reloaded Media: Kevin Townsend: … Continue reading

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2nd-12th December 2011

Another long gap, but I was in Bratislava for meetings for a good deal of that time. So, my ESET posts: December 2nd: SQL Injection Attack Alert December 5th: Carberp + BlackHole = growing fraud incidents December 6th: Wi-Fi and fertility: … Continue reading

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29th November – 1st December

ESET: Support-Scammer Tricks Facebook Worm: ZeuS is not your (FB) Friend Computer Weekly: Socialisation, social engineering, and securing the enterprise SC Magazine: Product testing and accountability  Media mentions: UK government publishes four-year cybersecurity strategy plan The government’s Cyber Security Strategy: … Continue reading

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