Articles by Irene Michlin

About Irene Michlin

Irene Michlin is a senior software engineer at Sophos.

Black Hat - SexyDefense, maximizing the home-field advantage

Black Hat - SexyDefense, maximizing the home-field advantage

Irene Michlin from SophosLabs shares her thoughts on a presentation that suggests the good guys should strike back by writing malware to target criminals.

LiveJournal bots drown out political discussion with spam and porn

LiveJournal bots drown out political discussion with spam and porn

LiveJournal users who post about the controversial trial of Mikhail Khodorkovsky are finding that bots are swamping discussions with spam and pornographic content.

Bots on LiveJournal explored

Bots on LiveJournal explored

Guest writer Irene Michlin investigates how bots exploit the LiveJournal social blogging network.

Find out how bots can mimic your interests in order to trick you into befriending them online.