For seven years I ran an annual BBQ to which I invited everyone I knew in the entire world. Because this contained a lot of computer antivirus… Read more “The Virus Geeks’ BBQ—not this year…”
You probably think that you are running Antivirus Software. It’s a very common conception. This drives those of us on this side of the fence a little… Read more “Making Sense”
How can there be 250,000 new viruses every day?
To answer this question, let’s take a look at Sofia, Bulgaria in 1991. Viruses of the day were pretty ordinary, although some of them were quite colorful.… Read more “How can there be 250,000 new viruses every day?”
Film Review…WE STEAL SECRETS
I am not a hacker. I am not a computer programmer, and not even barely a technician. (although I was a technician in my day–that day was… Read more “Film Review…WE STEAL SECRETS”
There is a long standing expectation among the public, and even among IT people, that one should be able to see malware, or its effects. We expect… Read more “Silent Malware”
How the other half lives…
The Apple Macintosh and System Security by David M Perry We first saw the Apple Macintosh at the 1984 Super bowl. At the time, IBM and Microsoft… Read more “How the other half lives…”
More than a river in Egypt…
It’s called Denial of Service. As these things go, that’s a very good name for it. In a world filled with Trojan Horses, Gilded Pineapples and various… Read more “More than a river in Egypt…”
Mister Perry goes to Red Square
This is me speaking at Infosec Moscow in 2008, and pointing to my name on a Cyrillic program board.