Evaluates research on susceptibility to phishing attacks, and looks at web-based educational resources such as phishing quizzes. Do phished institutions and security vendors promote a culture of dependence that discourages computer users from helping themselves?
First published in 2007 Virus Bulletin Conference Proceedings.*
Presents an overview of the evolution of malicious software, focusing on the objectives of this type of program to provide evidence for their predictions as to how it will evolve in the years to come.
Infosec Paris 2007
Looks at the changes in the corporate culture at Microsoft and the company’s re-entry into the anti-malware market. Will it reduce diversity of choice, and will it leave users in any better shape than MSAV did in the 1990s?
First published in Virus Bulletin Conference 2006 proceedings.*