iPhone Spam Campaign – Disguised Trojan

IT security and control firm Sophos is warning Internet users not to be tempted by a malicious spam campaign that is distributing a Windows Trojan concealed as a game for the popular Apple iPhone. Read the rest of this entry »

Virtual PC’s – Where Should My Anti-Virus Be?

Let’s for a moment visualize a virtualized desktop environment. An operating system offering a type 2 hypervisor is acting as the primary operating system in a desktop virtualization implementation. This could be Linux sporting Xen or KVM. It could be Windows running something like Parallels or Virtual PC. It could be Mac OS running Fusion or Parallels. One person could be using the resources of all of these virtual machines or it could be an environment for a workgroup. The key question is where should the anti-virus software run and why? Read the rest of this entry »