Monthly Archives: June 2011

The insanity of using public computers

I approached the public PC in the lounge of Holland America’s Eurodam as though it carried the plague, and perhaps it did. The anti-malware signature were out of date, victims to the PC only having Internet connectivity when a user … Continue reading

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Microsoft to aquire {NVIDIA|Nokia|Yahoo|Whoever}

Over the last few weeks there have been rumors that Microsoft would acquire Nokia, which were completely denied, followed by rumors that Microsoft would acquire NVIDIA.  The latter were caused by a clause in a contract Microsoft has with NVIDIA … Continue reading

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Is Symantec also in the Scareware business?

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Adobe/McAfee Security Scan Plus Scareware debacle.  Well, Symantec’s faux pas isn’t nearly as bad but I still think they need a slap on the wrist.  If you run their free web-based Symantec … Continue reading

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