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Security on the industrial Internet

By Jon Bruner
March 8, 2013

Security must evolve along with the industrial Internet. The Stuxnet attack on Iran’s centrifuges in 2010 highlighted both the risks of web-borne attacks and the futility of avoiding them by disconnecting from the Internet (the worm spread, in part, using …

ClamXav Follow-up: Test with Live Malware

By Todd Ogasawara
January 20, 2009

I took a quick look at the free ClamXav anti-virus software for OS X last month. However, I didn't have any malware to test with it. Well, I found my archive of captive test malware and tried it out with ClamXav.

ClamXav: Free Anti-Virus for Your Mac - Help Protect Your PC Friends

By Todd Ogasawara
December 10, 2008

The consensus seems to be that Mac OS X does not need anti-virus software. However, I thought about anti-virus in terms of Windows running as a Guest OS as well as people running Windows XP/Vista with whom I exchange documents. So, I took a look at the free ClamXav (based on the Open Source ClamAV proejct) as an anti-virus tool.

Can I trust my data to a security company? My password, for instance?

By Andy Oram
November 24, 2008

I bought a Windows PC this weekend and got ESET NOD32 Antivirus with it. What struck me was the elaborate security theater ESET puts you through to register for updates.

Halloween treat: The Morphs of Bentham

By Andy Oram
October 31, 2008

Think back to the dot-com boom of the late 90s: now you're ready to enjoy (or re-enjoy) my Halloween skit from 2000: The Morphs of Bentham.

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