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London calling

No, not the Clash song, but I spent the last week with other Sunbelters at InfoSec Europe in London. This trip followed on a trip to DC the week before, and a week in San Francisco for the RSA show at the beginning of the month. I’ve barely been in the office as a...

Gallery of rogues

We’ve collaborated quite a bit with Bharath in the past and it’s nice to see he’s been blogging about new rogue (fake) security products. If you’re interested in following this area, add his blog to your feed list. Link here. Alex...

New rogue: PrivacyWatcher

(Not to be confused with the legitimate PrivacyWatcher.) This PrivacyWatcher is a typical highly deceptive rogue security product.  Fake scans scare the user into believing that all kinds of nasties are on their computer, with one scan observed even...

Become Agile

Back in the fall of 2006, I held a meeting with the senior technical managers of the company to kick off a total quality management effort. While Sunbelt had historically shipped some great products, we all felt we could do better, in terms of how we develop products....

Targeted attacks follow-up

Maarten Van Horenbeeck did a writeup last year on targeted attacks.  Most of it is based on a presentation he gave at 24C3 last December, so it’s somewhat dated right now. He is planning to update it. However, as a technical read, it’s...