F-Secure: postcard.exe spam run

F-Secure blogged this morning about a large scale spam run underway sending messages with the attachment postcard.exe and the subject “Happy New Year!” I saw that at my site last night. Actually, I probably wouldn’t have even noticed all those detections, but I reenabled the filters on my blackberry so it doesn’t get filled up …

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SANS Session 1.5 Encryption Tools

These are my notes from the vendor panel at the SANS Secure Storage and Encryption Summit. Guardian Edge If we haven’t had enough statement of the problem, I like the way they put it. Data is disappearing out of the organization and you don’t know it. 81 percent of companies report the loss of one …

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Can’t stop for a minute

I glanced at my blackberry during dinner and saw a whole mess of virus alerts such as the following: The message sender was [email protected] The message originating IP was 81.168.6.17 The message recipients were [email protected]$mydomain.com The message was titled Osama Found Hanged The message date was Thu, 15 Jun 2006 22:02:54 -0700 The message identifier …

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I guess it seemed like a good idea at the time (activesynch rant)

So I’ve got my shiny new Treo 700w. It doesn’t come with a holster like my blackberry. But hey, its Windows Mobile 5. its supposed to be better. It doesn’t come with a cradle. But hey its Windows Mobile 5, its supposed to be better. Next lets synch it up to the computer. Oh wait, …

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Windows Mobile 5 part 2

Back in November, I wrote about the Microsoft pr push for Windows Mobile 5 as a blackberry killer. Its been something we’ve been looking at more with the RIM/NTP judgment hanging over everyone’s head. I’ve learned a couple of interesting things since then. Jason Langridge (MSDN) 1. Direct push is really http get heartbeats. 2. …

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On the rumored death of blackberry

The Microsoft hype machine was in full force with the release of Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2. They would have you belief that that along with Windows Mobile is the death knell for Blackberry. Microsoft was pushing it hard, and you could see the MVPs repeating the charge faithfully. When I was out at Microsoft …

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