Mar 30 2009

Reporters don’t need to write a news story — TrustPort will gladly write it for them

A reporter can fill his daily news quota just by slapping his byline on TrustPort’s veiled press release…

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Mar 29 2009

PayPal crime vs. False Authority Syndrome

Speaking with an air of authority doesn’t actually make you an authority on a given topic…

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Mar 22 2009

Two decades of virus hysteria contributes to the success of fake-AV scams

Antivirus vendors & computer news outlets played a much greater role than they’ll ever admit…

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Feb 14 2009

Obama’s intelligence chief coughs up bad cyber-intel

ooooh, I’m sorry! I could never possibly show you how I derived these extra­ordi­narily round yet highly accu­rate figures. Our back­ground data is super top secret mega need to know…”

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Feb 07 2009

France’s navy surrenders to Downadup worm

French navy spokesman Jérome Erulin said “it was a security problem we had already simulated.” It’s good to know the French military keeps up with their surrender skills…

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Feb 06 2009

Security firm taps into sole survivor mythos

Bradford Networks uses weasel words to promote a client as the only brave soul left standing on an Internet battlefield littered with corpses…

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Feb 05 2009

Weeks later — antivirus firms remain blasé over Downadup worm

Major antivirus vendors have remained blasé for more than two weeks. Today, McAfee finally changed their “breaking advisory” notice. It has nothing to do with the Downadup worm…

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Jan 29 2009

Media doesn’t reveal who claimed “20 million” Downadup infections

Have reporters finally started to grow bored with this worm? “Contact me when it actually does something…”

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Jan 26 2009

“Rampant worm”? Pass me the crackpipe!

The major antivirus vendors continue to display a blasé attitude about the Downadup worm. Who in their right mind could predict “potential[ly] 300 to 350 million” infections with no support from the big boys in the industry?

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Jan 25 2009

Expert compares rampaging worm to “Eagle Eye” movie

In the cyber-terror movie “Eagle Eye,” a flabbergasted Agent Perez asks, “what if it’s a decoy to distract us from something fifty times bigger?!?” In a recent Wall Street Journal story, a flabbergasted Ryan Sherstobitoff spouted almost exactly the same line…

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