Dec 31 2009

Archive of our tweets for December 2009

[Continued from October 2009 tweets (none in November)] No Gravatar

Vmyths archives its Twitter feed for historical clarity. If it went out via our “vmyths” account, you’ll find it here — along with any needed explanations, clarifications, corrections, and apologies. Co-founder Rob Rosenberger submitted all the tweets this month.

  • 20 December 2009
    1. If your “24/7″ security vendor closes their office due to bad weather, your firm will be vulnerable to hackers. Right?
    2. OMG, hackers “deleted” all Delta flights to/from WashDC! Oh wait, Delta did that to itself due to bad weather. Nevermind.
    3. @marylande Remember when hackers attacked your power grid for NINE DAYS during a blizzard? http://bit.ly/7Z1jq9
    4. Which is worse: the deadly WashDC blizzard, or a computer virus? http://Vmyths.com/column/1/2003/2/23
  • 22 December 2009
    1. @diplomamill Degree-mill grad runs a certificate mill for IT security workers http://SecurityCritics.org/2009/12/01/coleman
  • 29 December 2009
    1. Remember a decade ago when “200,000 Y2k viruses” threatened mankind? http://Vmyths.com/2000/01/13/y2k-virus
    2. @mikkohypponen {satire} There are problems still now in your AV product – for real! See one of the reports: http://bit.ly/76Mue9
      After the antivirus expert complained of long-standing problems in a different vendor’s product line.
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