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May, 2010

  • 4 May

    Preventing Viruses with ClamAV

    Many people who run Linux or Unix servers think they do not have to concern themselves with anti-virus software because those operating systems are not commonly attacked by viruses. What they fail to realize is that a Linux server, particularly the mail server running on it, can still distribute viruses, …

September, 2009

  • 11 September

    When Google Calls Your Site Malicious

    Question: Google flagged my website as containing malicious code. What can I do to fix it? Answer: Many people assume that they have a security breach in their server if Google flags them. While this is sometimes true, it is often a much easier problem to fix. If you are …

August, 2009

  • 26 August

    One Search for Jessica Biel Could Be Your Last

    You had a long day at work and just want to unwind. How harmless would it be to do a quick search for some hot pictures of a famous actress? On one particular night, you decide to search for Jessica Biel. All appears to go well, but a few days …

July, 2009

  • 7 July

    Virus protection on a Linux server

    Whether you are running a virtual private server (VPS) or a full dedicated box, you have undoubtedly considered the security precautions it will entail. If you have not, now might be a good time to start. Most Linux server security involves patching the kernel, preventing rootkits, and hardening the firewall. …

May, 2009

  • 26 May

    Symantec Releases MessageLabs Intelligence Report

    Computer security giant Symantec announced the release of its May 2009 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. Covering a wide variety of Internet threats, the report details some disturbing new trends. Most notably, spam has increased by 5.1% since April. It now accounts for 90.4% of email. Where you live depends on what …