A New Kind of Honey Stick

When I visit the local farmers market with my family, my children are always excited to buy a couple of honey sticks from the local bee keepers.  These are essentially plastic tubes about the size of a straw filled with honey.  Unlike these delicious treats, there is another...

The Evolution of Malware and the Underground Economy

When I first started working in the information technology profession back in the early 1990’s, there was not really a defined field specifically for security professionals.  Network and system security was handled by the system and network administrators responsible for the...

The Dark Side of Web Surfing

Not long ago, if you kept your web surfing to “reputable” sites (i.e. non-pornographic and gambling), you could be fairly certain that your machine would not be the victim of an attack from the site you visited.  But times have changed.  Just prior to the 2007 Super Bowl,...