[HLUG] Avoid Windows Malware: Bank on a Live CD;

Steve Bushell Steve at stevebushell.com
Thu Jan 15 18:42:06 UTC 2015

How about Mac? . . . . .

On 15/01/2015 18:39, "tim spivey" <tim.spivey at gmail.com> wrote:

>Avoid windows full stop!
>On 15 Jan 2015 18:38, "George DiceGeorge" <dicegeorge at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Avoid Windows Malware: Bank on a Live CD;
>> in Washington Post Brian Krebs writes:
>> I'm not the only one recommending commercial online banking customers
>> consider accessing their accounts solely from non-Windows systems. The
>> Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) - a
>> industry group supported by some of the world's largest banks --
>> issued guidelines urging businesses to carry out all online banking
>> activities form "a stand-alone, hardened and completely locked down
>> computer system from where regular e-mail and Web browsing is not
>> While there are multiple layers that of protection that businesses and
>> banks could put in place, the cheapest and most foolproof solution is to
>> use a read-only, bootable operating system, such as Knoppix, or Ubuntu.
>> http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/10/avoid_
>> windows_malware_bank_on.html
>> and how to do it is at:
>> E-Banking on a Locked Down (Non-Microsoft) PC
>> http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/10/e-
>> banking_on_a_locked_down_non.html
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