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

Download Free Temple Run 2 For Android… NOT

Since I have promised in my Temple Run 2 Download for iPad post that I will give updates whenever I already have Free Temple Run 2 For Android download links, I am constantly looking out for that Temple Run 2 for Android in Google Play Store. Around 11:35 PM (GMT+8) of January 19, I found… Continue reading Download Free Temple Run 2 For Android… NOT

Yahoo Messenger and Microsoft Windows Live Messenger Breakup

I’ve read via the Yahoo Messenger announcement that YM and MS Windows Live Messenger will no longer be interoperable starting December 14, 2012. I am a fan of instant messaging apps. I remember those good ol days when I still have ICQ and AOL IM (together with YM and MSN/hotmail) and Trillian was my pop… Continue reading Yahoo Messenger and Microsoft Windows Live Messenger Breakup

Bad Piggies Download: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I really love the Bad Piggies. This is the reason why i posted the Pigs Are Awesome, Birds Stink post. I also supported #JoinTeamGreen in twitter Bad Piggies FTW! #JoinTeamGreen “TEAM RED OR TEAM GREEN?” rovio.com/en/news/blog/2… @angrybirds @badpiggies — Menard Osena (@Menardconnect) October 3, 2012 But I guess news about Bad Piggies and Bad Piggies… Continue reading Bad Piggies Download: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On Libel and Viruses: My Notes on RA 10175, Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

I posted the full text for RA 10175 Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 and I promised that I will post an update here at menardconnect.com but I was occupied with lots of official stuff for the last two weeks. And since today is Blog Action Day, I am posting my notes on RA 10175 … Continue reading On Libel and Viruses: My Notes on RA 10175, Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

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Full Text of RA 10175: Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

Update 2012.08.02 I posted my notes on RA 10175. Kindly visit On Libel and Viruses: My Notes on RA 10175, Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 *** I’m always excited when several of my favorite topics intersect. For this week it is cyber-security/cybercrime meets Philippine politics in the form of a new law dubbed as the… Continue reading Full Text of RA 10175: Philippines Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012

[email protected] Spam Run and Aftermath

I receive an email from [email protected] (full text below). The email claims that they are looking for internet marketing assistants, VA’s, Web content writers, copywriters and are offering a substantial monthly salary. If this salary is Philippine Peso it’s ok for a start, but if the figures were in USD, it’s a big wow for… Continue reading [email protected] Spam Run and Aftermath

Blizzard Confirms Security Breach

Blizzard confirmed that there was a security breach inside their network. Mike Morhaime, Blizzard CEO confirmed the issue via a message entitled “Important Security Update” posted in their official blizzard.com website. Image Credit: us.blizzard.com Full message below (with some minor edits as I want to highlight important key points) Players and Friends, Even when you… Continue reading Blizzard Confirms Security Breach

Malware Blog – World of Warcraft Scams: Mist of Pandaria, Free Mounts and Phishing Galore

I’m always excited when I encounter some #security meets #gaming issue.  So I’m eagerly re-posting my blog article published in the TrendLabs Malware Blog entitled World of Warcraft Scams: Mist of Pandaria, Free Mounts and Phishing Galore. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria is the fourth expansion for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft.… Continue reading Malware Blog – World of Warcraft Scams: Mist of Pandaria, Free Mounts and Phishing Galore

TrendLabs PH Blogger Tour Part 2 Post

I mentioned several weeks ago that I joined the TrendLabs PH Blogger Tour and I welcomed some Pinoy Tech Bloggers to our Labs. I got hold of some of the blogger’s articles and links about the TrendLabs Tour and as a sign of my appreciation I am giving out some link-love here at menardconnect.com Inside an… Continue reading TrendLabs PH Blogger Tour Part 2 Post