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Phishers turning to bigger pools of victims

Security researchers report a dramatic decrease of phishing emails targeting PayPal and eBay customers. More
Articles News Spam and phishing   October 18, 2007  

SRI’s attempt to fight Storm

Computer scientists of SRI International based in Menlo Park, California, have developed a program that is meant to deal with botnets, especially those belonging to Storm, the nature of which is still not clear: some say it is a Worm, other say it's a Trojan.More
General News Spam and phishing What's new   October 17, 2007  

Personal details may be obtained by cyber attackers

Australia’s finally realizing the threats of cyber attacks to the country’s government institutions and business sector, which were attacked dozens of times this year, and now it’s raising concerns about the safety of personal and financial data of users. More
Articles General Security Vulnerabilities   October 17, 2007  

Mac OSX and Linux found vulnerable to URI flaws

Recently Microsoft announced that it would release necessary patches for a vulnerability related to the URI protocol handling technology.More

Citrix holes endanger Government and Military systems

Military and governmental systems use the Citrix technology to put up GUIs.More
General News Vulnerabilities What's new   October 15, 2007  

Phishtank’s annual phishing statistics (1)

A project against phishing, Phishtank, has released a report with the annual statistics on this issue.More
General News Spam and phishing Web browsers   October 10, 2007  

Sun released new Java updates (1)

Sun Microsystems, the company behind Java Runtime Environment , has released an update that fixes many security flaws, indluding some that could allow hackers to compromise or steal data from unpatched systems. More
General News Vulnerabilities Web browsers   October 09, 2007  

Governmental email accounts clogged

Due to a programming flaw with the "reply" function, one reply became 2.2 million replies, clogging federal inboxes of the USA.More
General News What's new   October 08, 2007  

QuickTime flaw finally fixed

The recently infamous 13 month old QuickTime flaw, which Apple failed to patch in March, has finally been taken care of in Quicktime version 7.2.More
General News Vulnerabilities What's new   October 05, 2007  

China Internet Security Response Team attacked

Although China has been accused of government-backed attacks , China itself has been attacked: one of the country's internet security sites contains malicious code.More

Storm, the most productive worm

Storm isn't necessarilly the most ingenious or heinous malware circling around the net, but it is or will soon take the place of the most productive, with an estimated 1 million computers infected globally. More
General News Spam and phishing What's new   October 03, 2007  

Eircom modems vulnerable to exploits

Certain modems, used by Eircom customers, are vulnerable to Wired Equicalent Privacy software exploits.More
General News Vulnerabilities What's new   October 02, 2007  

Fraudsters pretend to be the IRS (1)

A new type of phishing scam has been noticed last week, which offers a tax refund from the US IRS .More
General News Spam and phishing What's new   October 01, 2007  

Stealth Microsoft update might be harmful (1)

Secret update from Microsoft provoked anger and debates two weeks ago.More
General News Vulnerabilities What's new   October 01, 2007  

Five dirty tricks (in a row)

The obvious problem with cyber-crime is that, unlike decent murdering and burglarizing criminals, they are intelligent enough to make a fool of you and your anti-viral software by using insidious methods, which are difficult to recognize.More
Articles General Internet Security   September 28, 2007  
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