Author Archives: Brian Livingston
We’re not publishing a regular newsletter on April 30, because when a 5th Thursday of the month occurs, we like to give our writers a break.
Today’s special news update has just one story — letting you know that our current free giveaway is expiring and a new one is about to begin.Read More
Computers infected with the infamous Conficker worm will start scanning the Internet for instructions this April Fools’ Day, and the results won’t be a funny joke.
I’m publishing a special news update today to correct some misinformation that’s been circulating and to give you a 1-2-3 approach that should cure most Conficker infections before April 1.Read More
What I like about bringing you a mass of information every week is knowing that we’ll never get everyone to agree.
Our recent articles on McAfee’s SiteAdvisor service and an updated version of the WS Security Baseline have proved this principle yet again.Read More
SiteAdvisor.com, which rates Web sites on a green-yellow-red scale, is releasing details for the first time on how quickly it retests sites, after a story on the subject appeared in Windows Secrets on
To its credit, the site-rating service — which was acquired in 2006 by the security firm McAfee Inc. — is publishing a phone number for complaints and says it will reverse within days any genuine rating errors that are brought to its attention.Read More
We’re e-mailing a news update to you today because fresh information has come out about Patch Tuesday updates and other security issues.
last news update,
three days ago, featured contributing editor Woody Leonhard’s take on a significant change in Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 7, and today’s developments are equally as important, if not more so.
With big names like Woody Leonhard and Fred Langa writing for the newsletter every week, I haven’t been writing many columns myself lately.
That gives me the time to help edit everything into one big publication for you, and also squeeze great advance information out of other publishers, like this month’s free bonus download.Read More