Author Archives: Josef Karthauser

Ghosts from the machines: ten years of carelessly discarded data – CSRI.

British businesses and households are throwing away a staggering 15.1 million Gigabytes of data a year on old computers, according to a new study. Much of this data is stored in old hard drives that are left on rubbish tips or are sold on without being wi ...

Malicious software primer.

Malicious software is the catch all name that is given to any software that has been created to cause harm to a computer, or the individual or company, that is using that computer. It generally includes computer viruses, Trojans, bots, worms, spyware, adw ...

Hunt for Russia’s web criminals.

The Russian Business Network – which some blame for 60% of all internet crime – appears to have gone to ground. But, asks Peter Warren, has it really disappeared? A curious game of cat and mouse is being played out on the internet, as high-tec ...