How many of you have been the victim of cybercrime? And for the sake of argument, let’s just define “cybercrime” as having contracted malware (viruses, trojans, etc), having your identity stolen, or having been the victim of credit card fraud. I’d be shocked if you don’t fit into any of of those three, since 73 percent of all U.S. Web users have been the victim of at least one of those three. → Read More
Coinciding with the release, the company has also published its latest cybercrime report, dubbed The Norton Cybercrime Report: The Human Impact. The company claims two-thirds (65 percent) of global Internet users have already fallen victim to cybercrimes, which includes… → Read More
The history of P2P file sharing service Kazaa (which actually started life as “KaZaA”) is known to most of us born in the eighties or before, and consists mainly of copyright related lawsuits and adware-ridden software.
I have no idea what is going on, but my buddy Mike just sent this to me and I’m hoping to spread the word. Sometime yesterday he received a Norton Program Alert saying, “PIFTS is attempting to access the Internet.” Being the nerd that he is, he did an nslookup on the IP and it came back to SwapDrive, which is a Symantec owned company. He then posted on the Norton/Symantec forums, but had his… → Read More
How many of you are annoyed by pop-ups from your Internet security software? What about the time it takes to install? I think you know where I’m going with this. Inevitably you’re running virus protection from Symantec or McAfee. I know when I was using a PC it was Symantec and it would piss me off. The constant pop-ups asking me to upgrade or verify that it’s ok for it to run something in… → Read More
Maid cafe maidens. Fat nerds. Skinny nerds. Justin Timberlake’s choreographer as a viral commander. What could be better on a snowy Friday morning? via Giz → Read More