Category Archives: security

Malwarebytes for Mac – A Real World Experience

MacKeeper is one of the most unpleasant pieces of Mac malware or adware around. As a friend found out, install it and watch your Mac die. Overtime other software will be installed, adverts will appear almost endlessly and as your … Continue reading

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Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2015

A good solid tool which is  worth buying. Bitdefender is certainly one of the better known anti-virus solutions out there and the Total Security package brings together a whole range of features including: Virus scanning and removal. Firewall. Safepay. Website … Continue reading

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Talk @ UL: Deanonymisation of Clients in Bitcoin P2P Network

On Monday 27-October at 10:30 in E112 (campus Kirchberg) Ivan Pustogarov will give a talk on: Bitcoin is a digital currency which relies on a distributed set of miners to mint coins and on a peer-to-peer network to broadcast transactions. … Continue reading

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Real World Review: Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro 3

If you are using a netbook the chances are that you are looking for a reasonably resource light virus scanner. On the face of it Panda Cloud offers this as it uses cloud technology to scan for viruses on your … Continue reading

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The US is now the World’s STASI

The blanket spying (or wiretapping) on communications data in the USA predominantly  applies to non-US nationals according to the BBC (US security services seem to acknowledge this with some pride). As I reported in an earlier article on cloud computing the … Continue reading

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