Security can't be purely the responsibility of the government, the police, the security industry, the ISPs, the public sector, private industry, or any permutation thereof.
Like everyone else, law enforcement is expected to perform miracles of efficiency. But it's not all about financial analysis: there is no such thing as victimless crime.
The IRISSCERT conference in Dublin has drawn attention to Irish cybercrime statistics since January 2011.
It's something of a truism, that 'old viruses never die', and that certainly seems to be the case for some of the older, more widespread, email worms. In this interview (http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20041129/news_lz1b29five.html) back in 2004, I talked about an email worm called "Win32/Zafi.b" which, at the time, had recently been spreading on a global scale. However,
...I would suggest that you take any statement like "Grottyscan AntiVirus is best because it detects 200 million viruses" with a pinch of salt. Actually, a whole salt mine...
SC Magazine in the UK picked up on our Global Threat Report for June, based on statistics that derive from our ThreatSense.Net® threat-monitoring technology. Thanks, Dan: when you do as much writing as I do, it’s comforting to know that someone is reading it. ;-) I thought, though, I’d develop some thoughts on a topic arising
I’ve just been observing a slightly bizarre email thread about the whatdoestheinternetthink?net site, which is apparently aiming to be the place to go if you want a global enquiry tool to find out what the online world thinks about any given subject. You enter a search term, it submits to one or more search engines, and it