Monthly Archives: December 2012

Anti-virus scanners out-dated?

An article this morning stated that anti-virus scanners are passé. I remember that Marnix Dekker of ENISA stated this in a meeting in The Netherlands circa one year ago. To my surprise this provocative claim did not send much more … Continue reading

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IP ADDRESSES AND PRIVACY-SENSITIVE DATA: A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW

This blog post is an article that was published in Virus Bulletin, August 2012 © Virus Bulletin/Wout de Natris For as long as I have been involved in spam enforcement and the sharing of data between entities, public and private, … Continue reading

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Cyber security. A duty to care?

Yesterday, in my post on three new threats in one day (click here), I posed the question whether it was necessary to develop regulations that would set a minimum standard on cyber security for devices that connect to the Internet. … Continue reading

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One day, three new threats noted

Internet crooks never cease to surprise me. The inventiveness in being bad is super. If these guys lent there thinking power to the economy, the economic crisis must be solved within a week. Today I ran into three brand new … Continue reading

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