Tagged: security

Somebody Else Upset About Secure Boot

While the principles and concepts of the UEFI Secure boot process are good ones,… it does, after all, help prevent rootkits and “bootkits” from compromising a system… allowing Microsoft to control many of the...

Privacy-Protecting Add-On Disconnect

Lifehacker has a great article today on a security add-on for the Firefox, Chrome and Safari browsers that eliminates the “tracking” of your Web activities that sites like Twitter and Facebook do without your...

7 Cloud Computing Myths Debunked

As cloud computing has gained traction in the computing industry, there have been quite a number of “myths” or “urban legends” that have developed concerning its reliability, security, major players and etc.  The link...

Adobe, now ‘married’ to Microsoft

Yesterday Adobe announced that it will pair all future updates for its Flash Player software with Microsoft’s “Patch Tuesday” schedule.  This does not mean that Microsoft will distribute/install these updates as a part of...

Finally… Google Does Application Scanning

Taking a page from the Apple playbook, Google has finally added the capability for its Android 4.2 platform to scan and vet applications that users can install on their Android devices.  What took you...