Steve Pitcher has been involved with IBM i since 2001 primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industries as a systems administrator, developer, IT manager, and IT director. He joined iTech Solutions as an account manager in 2017 in a combined sales/technical role, bringing additional expertise in security, IBM Lotus Domino, and WebSphere.
Groundhog Day For Malware
May 11, 2022 Steve Pitcher
Say it with me: IBM i is NOT immune to malware.
A couple of years ago, I wrote a piece called The Real Effects of Malware on IBM i. I thought it laid out a pretty fun, yet frighteningly serious, story of having an argument with a gentleman on Facebook regarding what’s IBM i fact vs fiction regarding malware and how myself and my iTech Solutions colleague Nathan Williams proved it out with some homemade malware and hosed a test system in the process. It really just says everything it needs to.
So a few weeks ago I’m on …Read more