Josh Fruhlinger

Josh Fruhlinger is a writer and editor who lives in Los Angeles.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Kinder, gentler hacks: A bevy of low-stakes early computer breaches

Keeping your kids safe along with your network

Keeping your kids safe along with your network

Security pros talk about the lessons learned when dealing with kids and computers.

Threat geography: Why certain kinds of cyberattacks come from certain places

Threat geography: Why certain kinds of cyberattacks come from certain places

To understand the threat landscape, you need to know about history, economics, and more.

'Unbreakable' security that wasn't: True tales of tech hubris

'Unbreakable' security that wasn't: True tales of tech hubris

If you think your system is invulnerable, you're fooling yourself, not your opponents.

10 offbeat, odd, and downright weird places you'll find Linux

10 offbeat, odd, and downright weird places you'll find Linux

Why worry about the desktop when you've conquered everything else?

14 strange but true tech facts you (probably) don't know

14 strange but true tech facts you (probably) don't know

But we think you'll be glad to find out!

O Pioneers: 10 enterprise IT firsts

O Pioneers: 10 enterprise IT firsts

Somebody's got to be first, even if it doesn't always work out. Here are the stories behind 10 IT firsts.

Infamy and alias: 11 famous hackers and their handles

Infamy and alias: 11 famous hackers and their handles

On the Internet, nobody knows you're not in the mafia

IT leg-breakers: Exacting (small-scale) revenge in the digital age

IT leg-breakers: Exacting (small-scale) revenge in the digital age

IT contractors are often in positions to wreak havoc and extract money via "legbreaker" tactics. Think ahead to stay safe.

What next? A brief history of tech stars and their second acts

What next? A brief history of tech stars and their second acts

They went big, went home, and (in some cases) went big again.

8 of the most unsettling things you'll find on the darknet

8 of the most unsettling things you'll find on the darknet

Catch a glimpse of what flourishes in the shadows of the Internet.

It's (still) Windows 95's world. We just live in it.

It's (still) Windows 95's world. We just live in it.

From the Start menu and Taskbar to device autodetection and free, bundled Web browsers, here’s a brief history of how Windows 95 became the operating system that time never forgot.

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