Free Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security!!!

Happy New Year!!! To start the year, let me post about some freebies that we are giving away!!! My company (Trend Micro) is giving away some FREE AV (Antivirus) product. This means you and your family and friends in the Philippines can get a legit Trend Micro Security Product for 1 year! Yes 12 months… Continue reading Free Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security!!!

Free AV/Security Product: Trend Micro Work From Home Assistance Program

Hi friends and readers!!! I hope you are all-OK during this trying Covid-19 times. I am doing great and is currently working remotely because Manila and the rest of Luzon, Philippines is under the Enhanced Community Quarantine. Long time no post here in menardconnect.com but today, I have some good news for those who are… Continue reading Free AV/Security Product: Trend Micro Work From Home Assistance Program

TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog: Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: 2018’s New Menace?

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… Continue reading TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog: Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware: 2018’s New Menace?

#IamCybersecUre: Threat Experts Summit

Hi Friends!!! Our company, Trend Micro is hosting a cybersecurity event called Threat Experts Summit for students!!! It will be this Friday, November 10, 2017 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM at the Hotel Novotel, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. IT students, this is your chance to learn cybersecurity in-depth straight from the experts! We will… Continue reading #IamCybersecUre: Threat Experts Summit

Trend Micro CTF 2017

Hello Friends!!! Our company is running a cool educational contest this summer that is worth checking out. It is a global competition intended to help build skills among young professionals and seasoned veterans in the area of cybersecurity. This Trend Micro event, called Capture the Flag (CTF), will consist of challenges across 4 disciplines including targeted… Continue reading Trend Micro CTF 2017

On Bitcoin, the Philippines and Coins.PH

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.… Continue reading On Bitcoin, the Philippines and Coins.PH

On Ransomware, PNP and Infosec

“I’m so three thousand and eight You so two thousand and late” Boom Boom Pow, Black Eyed Peas And so our beloved Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) warned the Filipino citizenry about ransomware. Wow! I’m lost for words, so let me just sing a song from the the Black Eyed Peas instead I’m so… Continue reading On Ransomware, PNP and Infosec

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WAUA: WordPress WP-ADMIN Bruteforce Attack

“We Are Under Attack!!!” That is what the orcs will shout (in their very unique husky and grunty voice) when the enemies attack their orc base in Warcraft 3. That is also my topic of this post: “WAUA!!!” No I’m now screaming about the attack on my blog. I have this good mindset about threats… Continue reading WAUA: WordPress WP-ADMIN Bruteforce Attack

Shellshocked: Some Bash #Vuln Useful Links

Last week, I was “literally” fooling around with the bash bug by reposting 9gag images about it 🙂 For you @ErrataRob #ShellShocked #TMNT pic.twitter.com/jSdAXxOQEU — OMG ??XOR (@SynAckPwn) September 25, 2014 and mashing it up with old movie flicks: Everytime I read/hear about this #vuln the names of #Popoy and #Bash comes to my mind… Continue reading Shellshocked: Some Bash #Vuln Useful Links