Would You Have Spotted the Fraud? — Krebs on Security

Card skimmers, in some respects, are rather impressive devices.  Designed to be invisible, they can be installed by criminals on ATMs, gas pumps, or essentially anything else with a card slot.  The principle is easy...your card gets scanned when you insert it into the machine and generally a camera will be located nearby to record … Continue reading Would You Have Spotted the Fraud? — Krebs on Security

Sponsored search results lead to malware

A short story: A few days ago I recommended a software product to a friend of mine.  I provided the web address to the product but later that day when he went to download it my friend couldn't remember the exact URL.  Being a pretty smart guy, he went to a search engine and punched … Continue reading Sponsored search results lead to malware

An Explanation…

A keysigning party? What? Well here's a brief explanation. Encryption is a process, in basic terms, where data of some kind is scrambled beyond recognition to keep prying eyes from reading the information. Data can also be “signed” which doesn’t obscure the information but will provide indication in the event that the information is been … Continue reading An Explanation…