60-Seconds 304: Moaning about government surveillance? Seriously?

I have to write this rant once about ever couple of years or so. I preached it in the late 1980s, I preached it in the mid-1990s, then again in the 2000s and I guess it's time again. January 10, 2014

Who would block the Spam Cop ???

I recently was surprised by what I thought was professional web company who are quite popular and offer quite a bit of information. They offer industry marketing reports, and when signing my email address to download the report they said "Spamcop Addresses are blocked" Hmmmmm, what do you think about that ??? December 21, 2012

Digital Forensics Solve Crimes

The good guys are getting better and better at capturing online criminals. Digital Forensics plays a huge role in solving all kinds of crimes. This article from the FBI is a sober reminder that what we do on a day-to-day basis can and will be held against us! July 9, 2011

Beware bogus offers for Adobe products

Unfortunately, this goes on all the time -- and I would normally post this to the Safenetting or UGNN site -- but this directly affects DTG and Design Center readers, so I'm posting it here ... BEWARE : Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 phishing traps ... May 19, 2011

Pump-n-Dump is BACK

If you've been with me and 60-seconds since January of 2006, you'll remember my series of articles both here and at the UGNN.com site regarding "pump and dump" stock market scams. Well, the pump-n-dumpers are BACK! February 23, 2011

Beware Spyware on your Mac

Intego has discovered a spyware application that is installed by a number of freely distributed Mac applications and screen savers found on a variety of websites. June 14, 2010

#211: Rush does it again

Thursday, I got a phone call from a reader who remembered an old 2003 article of mine in 60-Second Windows. The near frantic voice on the line said "Fred, you've got to turn on the radio right now ... " and once again Rush Limbaugh proves a theory about the internet. April 24, 2010

Beware Dangerous Searches

It's amazing how the cybercriminals can infect just about anything. When a search word becomes popular -- you can bet the crooks are there waiting to catch you! Here, I look into several warnings about Google searches that take you directly to malware sites! December 22, 2009

Anti-Malware in Snow Leopard

Intego posted an article about Apple's new anti-malware function in Snow Leopard. This article provided a comparison of Apple's anti-malware function and VirusBarrier X5, and outlines some of the features that are present, or missing, in Apple's function. October 18, 2009

Pump-n-Dump #2

Here's a follow-up to our January article on the Pump & Dump stock scams now barraging everyone's email boxes ... February 5, 2006