This is a public awareness on a Bitcoin Extortion Scam that I encountered here in my blog. Below is the content of the email they sent me: xxx From: *redacted*@menardconnect.comTo: *redacted*@menardconnect.com Date: 7 Mar 2019 hh:mm:ss +0x00 Subject: Security Alert. Your accounts was hacked by criminal group. Hi, your account has been infected! Renew the […]

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Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: 2018’s New Menace? By Menard Osena Will cryptocurrency-mining malware be the new ransomware? The popularity and increasing real-world significance of cryptocurrencies are also drawing cybercriminal attention — so much so that it appears to keep pace with ransomware’s infamy in the threat landscape. In fact, cryptocurrency mining was the most detected network event […]

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I just signed the Bloggers for Freedom statement. Statement: Bloggers for Freedom We concerned Filipino bloggers stand for the rights to free expression and to free speech. And our first responsibility is to protect these rights. We thus stand with Rappler, its right to exist, the rights of its working journalists and contributors, and the […]

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I love bitcoins and cryptocurrencies and I wrote some articles about bitcoin here at menardconnect.com and in our company security blog some years back. I also delved into mining crypto-coins but my electricity costs and my alt-coin mining difficulty is at odds so I re-assessed the situation and concluded it was not cost effective anymore. […]

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I missed doing foodie blog post here in menardconnect.com. I also want to give some commendation to the The Farm Organics Nuvali crew because we really enjoyed our recent dinner there. So let me do the a short Post Pictures Now Blog Details Later for The Farm Organics Nuvali. Here is a Terrific Trio pics […]

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When your father dies, people say many things to you, much of it the same thing. Sorry for your loss. Condolences. May he rest in peace. You will not remember words. You will remember kindness. Mary Schmich, Chicago Tribune I had a privilege of being under one of Raimund Genes teams as he led the […]

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