Archive for October, 2011

Online safety tips from Google

Here is a very good walk though of basic online safety steps that just about everybody should read. From start to finish! Google on Online Security It covers just about everything I and other security professionals have been saying for years. Strong passwords, up to date Operating Systems and Browsers, updated Antivirus and applications. NOT […]

Phishing attacks getting more efficient for the bad guys

Folks, please, please, please be very careful of what you click on and what financial information you provide. Especially in response to an ‘alerting’ email! There are a great number of ‘phishing’ attacks occurring again and they are getting even more sophisticated. Many almost look and sound legitimate. I have written previously on some of […]

Computer Virus Infects U.S. Drone Fleet!

This should just serve as another warning – PEOPLE KEEP YOUR AV AND ANTI-SPYWARE SOFTWARE UP TO DATE!! Use multiple types of protection, keep your systems OS files and applications updated. A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan […]

Exchange 2003 P2V and drive expansion fix

It’s been a long few weeks. I Had an Exchange 2003 server whose physical hardware was failing – drive and drive controller errors and the physical disk was running out of space on the system drive. Which happened to be the ONLY drive in the server. Yes I know that the system, log and dbase […]