To click or NOT, slings, arrows
I've seen many security experts warn to be
careful what links you click on.
How can you be careful what link to click on?
Even with security software checking all the links
before you click on them, it isn't 100% safe or
You are only as safe as your dumbest friend's
dumbest Friend..ad infinitum.
If your dumbest friend sends you a link,
do you check where he got the link from?
Do you click on it?
Some malware uses your dumb friends
emails to collect email addys to send
fake infected emails that look like they
came from your friend.
Does your friend click on unknown links?
Does his dumbest friend click on risky links?
Has your dumbest friend been infected by
his dumbest friend.
How responsible are your friends?
Do they surf while drunk or on drugs?
Do they surf and click links when they
If they do then they could be innocently passing
on malware to you.
And thats not the end or beginning of the problem.
Is the Adobe update pop up for REAL or
is it part of a malware campaign?
Other popups that MS uses are not safe,
and MS doesn't give you enough info
to accurately determine if the popup
is from MS or malware.
Even if you click on the "X" to delete the
popup have you just been tricked by some
BE CAREFUL WHAT LINKS YOU CLICK ON
IS AN OXYMORON.
THERE IS NO WAY TO BE SURE.
And of course don't click on links
from people you don't know.
Or from people you do know.
JUST DON'T CLICK ON ANY LINKS.
Hmm this is problematic.
Tactical Internet Systems analyst