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Larry Bridwell

Larry Bridwell is the Global Security Strategist at Sticky Password. For more than 18 years, he has provided leadership, research, and public dissemination of trending information on computer viruses, malware, internet security threats, network protection, endpoint security, and cybercrime. Larry remains involved in various national and international anti-virus and malicious software working groups such as the Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR), the European Institute of Computer Antivirus Research (EICAR), Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), and the US Department of Homeland Security's Software Assurance Working Groups.


Shellshock – The Bash Bug

Shellshock Bash Bug – What is it? Shellshock. It’s what the latest and greatest computer bug is being called. It’s a bug in the Bash shell – that impacts all UNIX-based systems, including Linux and Mac OS X. It also includes devices like WiFi routers and devices that have UNIX code and Bash installed. And […]

WSJ Survey Roundup

The Wall Street Journal has a nice summary of a several recent surveys dealing with ‘risk and compliance’ issues. Of particular note in regards to online security and privacy: “Fuhgeddaboudit!: More than 60% of Americans want some version of the “right to be forgotten” law .” Sticky Password CTO Pavel Krcma talks about the practicality […]

Back to School Do’s and Don’ts

Security is a habit Now that summer is coming to an end and the new school year is under way, it’s a great time for a quick refresher of a few good habits that will increase your kids’ online security. When they are small, we tell our kids not to talk to strangers. As they […]

The JPMorgan Chase Hack – 4 Things You Should Do Right Now

The latest news reported by The New York Times, Bloomberg and other channels is that JPMorgan Chase and several other as-yet-unspecified US banks have been hacked. The FBI and security firms are actively investigating. The motivation, as well as who is behind the attacks, is not yet certain, however, it is known that the hackers […]

Data Breach at SUPERVALU Retail Chain

Yet another retail chain has experienced a data breach that likely involved customer credit card data. In what they are calling a Criminal Computer Intrusion, Supervalu announced that a breach involving several of their chains occurred in the range of dates: June 22 through July 17. We’ll keep you Informed about the breach as information […]