#RSAC: To San Francisco Now

I’m off to San Francisco for the RSA 2013 Conference. For the uninitiated, RSA Conference is one of the biggest information security conference held annually in the US (San Francisco), Europe and Asia. RSA 2013 will kick off tomorrow February 25 and will be held until Friday March 1 at the Moscone Center in San… Continue reading #RSAC: To San Francisco Now

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On Ransomware and Reveton

Ransomware is a tricky problem in the #infosec world. These type of malware “kidnaps” the users files and/or system and demands money in exchange for the file /or systems “freedom”. According to Wikipedia, Ransomware comprises a class of malware which restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransom paid to… Continue reading On Ransomware and Reveton

Facebook Hoax 2013: Johns Hopkins Every Person Has Cancer Cells

I have been seeing this Johns Hopkins Cancer (Every person has cancer cells in the body) posts in Facebook. I remember getting it via email (spam) several years ago and I know its a hoax. And now its posted/shared on the “IN Thing” Facebook via comments and shares. I’m _NOT_ a medical practitioner orĀ  a… Continue reading Facebook Hoax 2013: Johns Hopkins Every Person Has Cancer Cells