Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


ILOVEYOU: The Love Bug virus is 20 years old – could it happen again?

The Love Bug virus is 20 years old.  It was also known as ILOVEYOU because it spewed itself out in emails with those three words, jammed together as one, in the subject line.  This was one of the first mass mailing worms I ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, from clients, or from reliable sources on the Internet.


For all you Browncoats, today is International Watch Firefly Day


Don’t fall  for these COVID-19 phish

You can read more about these sorts of scams at the following link.  https://wjla.com/news/nation-world/do-not-click-the-link-police-warn-of-scam-covid-19-text-messages.

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from reliable sources on the Internet.


Late Entry:  COVID-19 infection alert is fake.

Emails and text message about COVID-19 infections or information need to be treated with the utmost suspicion.  Do not click through the links, or with emails, open any attachments.

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