Cyberjoke Friday Halloween edition

  Kind of a Halloween mask/virus  vs retrovirus angle from TecheBlog And even a Halloween-cloud computing angle also from Pinterest  and obviously   I found a Halloween joke at    here are my 101(binary) favorites: ——————- Why do programmers always mix up Halloween and Christmas? Because Oct 31 equals Dec 25.  —————— There are … Read more

New Credit Cards(EMV) Hacked in France

EMV(Europay, MasterCard, Visa) is the standard with the pin and chip technology which the US has finally moved to on October 1st of this year. Since EMV history and about So it is good that we have gotten up to speed from our days of just mag stripe and pin number.  But since the standard has … Read more

Hybrid Clouds Not Secure?

Rich Mogull at Scurosis Blog (#13 at has the latest post The problem? A Hybrid cloud is by definition part cloud and part local systems.  One can easily imagine administration problems as files and data have to bridge both environments. The disadvantage is the loss of compartmentalization, i.e. the ability to say the cloud … Read more

Curious about latest Malware or Viruses?  has a good post on how to do some rudimentary searches… Specifically is the post. The image above is the same image from today post, notice how Brad Duncan searched for the Dridex malware with the hash mark, so if there is a suspected malware you are interested in researching that is a great … Read more