Archive for May 25, 2010

The hackers that people don’t write about

May 25, 2010 2 comments

Hacker 01As I’m surfing blogs and other security related Websites these days, I’m seeing a lot of good advice on how people can protect themselves from hackers. Everyone advises people to use anti-virus/spyware software, use a firewall, update everything as required, and to be careful when opening email and browsing Websites. There is also good advice about what to do in the event someone gets hit with malware that makes its presence know by causing all types of errant computer behavior. But what many bloggers and Websites don’t seem to be writing about, are hackers that can circumvent these and other types of security measures, including network intrusion detection systems.

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