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Righard Zwienenberg
Righard Zwienenberg
Senior Research Fellow

Education: Yes

Highlights of your career? Being in the business for 25 years in August 2013.

What malware do you hate the most? Data destroyers.

Favorite activities? Drums, magic, squash.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Practice Safe Hex.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? 1979, Commodore PET 2001.

Favorite computer game/activity? Jumpman (C=64).

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The security of unlocking an Android based device, the future is near?

In a recent survey of people in America who use their smartphone for work, less than a third said they employ the password protection on their smartphones. Although everyone will agree that not protecting your smartphone isn’t smart, it is all about memorizing.  Everyone that has an Android-based device knows they do not have to

SKYPE: (S)ecurely (K)eep (Y)our (P)ersonal (E)-communications

SKYPE: Securely Keep Your Personal E-communications From time to time people get new computer equipment and need to (re-)install all their favorite programs. Often a painful and time-consuming job, but afterwards it should ease the way of working with the new equipment. Even security gurus have to undergo this procedure at regular intervals. In November

Password management for non-obvious accounts

A continuation on: Time to check your DNS settings? After 7 March 2012, lots of people potentially can be hit as their systems are infected by a DNS Changer. Several government-CERTs have already warned their users. Rather than using the ISP’s DNS Servers, the malware has changed the settings to use DNS Servers controlled by

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