Software Cracks: A Great Way to Infect Your PC

I often get emails from people asking if it’s safe to download executable programs from peer-to-peer filesharing networks. I always answer with an emphatic “NO!,” and the warning that pirated software and cracks — programs designed to generate product keys or serial numbers for popular software and games — are almost always bundled with some … Читать далее

Anti-virus is a Poor Substitute for Common Sense

–“Common sense always speaks too late.” — Raymond Chandler A new study about the (in)efficacy of anti-virus software in detecting the latest malware threats is a much-needed reminder that staying safe online is more about using your head than finding the right mix or brand of security software. Last week, security software testing firm NSS … Читать далее