Mac Malware in Detail

In the wake of the recent “Flashback” Trojan, I’m sure many of you are wondering why your mac was able to contract this in the first place.  It’s not your fault; Apple is notorious for misleading consumers with their rhetoric.  Macs are just as...

Always Check Android Permissions

Just in from Packet Storm, Symantec has released information regarding the largest Android malware distribution yet. Named Android.Counterclank, it has been found in around 13 apps throughout the Market (most of which are pretty seedy) and still remains in 5. Whenever...

Lessons From Shmoocon 2012

We’re back from another great Shmoocon weekend in DC with some very interesting lessons learned. For those of you who haven’t heard us talk about it before, Shmoocon is a yearly information security convention helded in Washington, D.C.  Hermetic has been...

SOPA Blackout: Our Take.

There’s a great deal to be said about SOPA and its repercussions on public discourse within the realm of IT. Never has a single legislative proposal created such an uproar throughout the information security community and high-tech corporate enterprise at the...

2011’s Most Common Passwords

Crappy passwords… We’ve all had at least one. And we may have used it on more sites than we should have. But 2012 introduces a new chance to get rid of that old password and start fresh! Below is a list of the 25 most commonly used passwords from 2011...
Expect More Mac Malware in 2012

Expect More Mac Malware in 2012

Research group F-Secure recently released their findings for the spread of malicious code on Macintosh computers for quarters 2, 3 and 4 of 2011, revealing 58 new threats released throughout the time period. Charting a total of 58 new variants found, it’s still...