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How to Tell If You’re Part of a Botnet

When DynDNS went down and broke the internet, it was because thousands of infected computers in homes like yours had been hijacked and used to launch a massive denial of service attack. Here’s a brief guide to help protect yourself from being an unwilling participant in the next zombie computer apocalypse.

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Security Alert: Smart Android Trojan Circulating!

This is something none of us expected so soon.  Even as Samsung is preparing an Android competitor for iPod Touch, a new Android Trojan has recently surfaced in China that could really do some serious damage to devices running Google’s mobile OS. What makes this thing so special is the fact that a server can […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Anti-Virus

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta Review

Way way back in November 2008, I talked about the Microsoft Announcement that they would be giving away a free anti-virus client code-named Morrow. Well, it’s almost a year later, and Microsoft has been busy.  On ~June 23rd, 2009 Microsoft announced the product name would be – Microsoft Security Essentials and released the product in […]

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