Computer Worm Uses Fake FedEx Delivery Notification Emails to Infect PCs, Warns PandaLabs | Press Panda Security

Computer Worm Uses Fake FedEx Delivery Notification Emails to Infect PCs, Warns PandaLabs | Press Panda Security.

Here’s all the grizzly technical details of what will happen to your computer if you click on the “Get Postal Receipt” button in the middle of your fake Fedex email.

See yesterday’s Fedex Trojan Scam post as well.

Thanks to Panda Security

 

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Senate panel backs e-mail privacy bill

Senate panel backs e-mail privacy bill – The Washington Post.

The beat goes on in Washington.  I guess it takes a scandal at the highest levels to direct attention on our antiquated communications laws.

General Petraeus probably never dreamed that something as innocuous as email would bury him and destroy his reputation.

Maybe its time to take Privacy more seriously.  Think?

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The merging of desktop virtualization and the consumerization of IT. Welcome to the new end user computing. – Brian Madden – BrianMadden.com

The merging of desktop virtualization and the consumerization of IT. Welcome to the new end user computing. – Brian Madden – BrianMadden.com.

Watch for more news about VDI.

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Privacy Trumps Cybersecurity, Poll Shows – Josh Smith – NationalJournal.com

Finally a poll that demonstrates that we – The Internet Public – are much more interested in controlling our Internet identities and privacy than granting the government carte blanche permission to spy on everybody.

Yes, it makes it easier for cyber criminals to operate.

But you need to look at the US Constitution  to understand the limits and benefits of freedom.

Comments?

 

Privacy Trumps Cybersecurity, Poll Shows – Josh Smith – NationalJournal.com.

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What Amazon Brings to the Smartphone Market – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD

Yet another interesting announcement by a potential player in the Smartphone market.

What Amazon Brings to the Smartphone Market – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD.

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Older Americans Love New Tech But Hate to Admit It [STUDY]

Older Americans Love New Tech But Hate to Admit It [STUDY].

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The BigDataExpo® Daily

Big Data is another of the marketing words that obscure the best features of tracking and Internet user profiling.  Internet users will be well served to understand the implications of identity tracking and both the benefits and drawbacks of what it provides advertisers and consumers alike.

The BigDataExpo® Daily.

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