Menardconnect.com, SiteAdvisor and a User Review

I got some notification that SiteAdvisor, Mcafee’s website safety reporting services have a rating for my blog. Ok the rating for menardconnect.com is check and green, which means that this site is safe to browse. SiteAdvisor also noted that I have online affiliation with Nuffnang PH which I do not and will not deny (it… Continue reading Menardconnect.com, SiteAdvisor and a User Review

Moscow Subway Explosion leaves 37 dead and hundreds injured

It was reported that female suicide bombers attacked Moscow Subway during the rush hour Monday morning, March 29, 2010. The first explosion occurred about at Lubyanka subway station near Central Moscow while a second explosion rocked the Park Kultury station some 30 to 45 minutes later. The Lubyanka station is near the Kremlin and is… Continue reading Moscow Subway Explosion leaves 37 dead and hundreds injured

Phishing Attack Targets Zynga-Mafia Wars and Cafe World Developer

Zynga is the developer of the popular games in Facebook (Cafe World, Mafia Wars, Petville, Fishville, FarmVille, Zynga poker and YoVille to name a few). And it seems that they and their forum users are the target of bad guys via this phishing email reported by Vitalsecurity.org Here is a sample image of the phishing… Continue reading Phishing Attack Targets Zynga-Mafia Wars and Cafe World Developer

Update to Adobe 9.3

It’s been a while since I last posted a tech and security related  post. So let me start the year by posting this useful note. I got some notification that an Adobe update is available on their website. I remembered from the malware blog entry that they (Adobe) have an unpatched 0-day being used by… Continue reading Update to Adobe 9.3

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My Malware Blog Post: Spoofed Trend Micro Email Leads to Phishing Site

Note: The article below was published in TrendLabs Malware Blog on November 23, 2009. Spoofed Trend Micro Email Leads to Phishing Site by Menard Osena (Solutions Product Manager) Trend Micro threat analysts recently unearthed spammed messages that purported to have come from Trend Micro. Targeting trusted organizations is not an uncommon technique, used by cybercriminals… Continue reading My Malware Blog Post: Spoofed Trend Micro Email Leads to Phishing Site

PaJaMa 2009 Conference

I’m in Taipei since Saturday noon. I attended Trend Micro’s PaJaMa 2009 conference held at the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel Taipei. PaJaMa 2009 – The Smart Protection Network Conference’s tagline was “Be the light that brings the rainbow” and I am sharing some of my personal insights and experience here in my blog. What is PaJaMa… Continue reading PaJaMa 2009 Conference

Effective Security Practices in the Workplace: Keeping Your Business Safe

Note: The article below was published in Computerworld Philippines July 2009 issue (print edition, Web Security Lifeline, page 55). I got permission from ComputerworldPH to republish it in my personal blog recently. Effective Security Practices in the Workplace: Keeping Your Business Safe By Menard Oseña When it comes to information security, the human element is… Continue reading Effective Security Practices in the Workplace: Keeping Your Business Safe