Two Lessons Learned From a Personal Malware Story
In Learning Tree’s System and Network Security Introduction, we say “never trust software from anyone”. This literally hit home this week. My wife bought a new high-end laptop from a major vendor. There were some issues… When the laptop arrived, it had a copy of a well-known personal firewall/anti-virus product. The license was limited and […]
Is Your Wi-Fi Router a Chameleon?
Most of us have some kind of anti-virus and intrusion detection system on our home and business computers. (If you don’t, you should!) These systems work to prevent intrusions on our systems. We run them on workstations and servers and trust them to protect our networks against certain types of threats. But our embedded systems […]