Tag Archives: personal computing

News: “Microsoft Is A Threat To National Security”

 Some of the U.S.’ main technology security experts — including author Bruce Schneier — today issued a report warning that computers and critical technological infrastructure worldwide are increasingly vulnerable to attack because of the security practices and dominance of Microsoft software in desktop computing.  As a result of Microsoft’s concerted effort to fortify and expand… Read More »

Update: Protecting Your Castle

 Further to my column this week about protecting your computer in the Far Eastern Economic Review, (subscription required), here as promised is the full email from Brian Johnson of Centerbeam. It’s an excellent primer.   Jeremy, thanks for the invitation to send you something about protecting computers viruses, worms and other exploits.  I?I’ve spent some… Read More »