- SecuriTeam Blogs » Worditudinality
rob slade on why technical jargon, unlike normal language, should not be considered 'living'...
- The Security Catalyst » Catalyst Conversation Starter: The High Cost of “Freeware”
interesting observations by michael santarcangelo about the hidden costs of freeware security... i think the secret to keeping the cost low is to know the right programs to pick or the right people to ask, but his experience should give the vendors of the products he examined (and those like them) a reason to reevaluate what they've been doing...
- ThreatBlog » Blog Archive » VirusTotal is not a Comparative Analysis Tool!
that's right, it's not... nor does it accurately represent the detection capabilities of the products it uses... but is that going to stop the naysayers from continuing to use it as 'proof' that av sucks? not as long as it continues to serve as a source of confirmation for their confirmation bias...
- hype-free: Autorun malware
this has a good description of the autorun feature and a number of ways to disable it
Thursday, October 02, 2008
Tags: suggested reading