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It's tax season and if that's not enough to get you down, here's something to get your attention. A slew of scam emails are circulating, purporting to be from the IRS. These emails are targeted to companies and seek additional... Read More..
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Electronic Jihad?

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Apparently, two weeks ago, the Al Qaeda summoned an "Electronic Jihad" to commence on Nov 11. In a special Internet announcement in Arabic, picked up DEBKAfile’s counter-terror sources, Osama bin Laden’s followers announced Monday, Oct. 29, the launching of Electronic... Read More..
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On Monday, Adobe released a patch a vulnerability in its Adobe Reader software (v 8.1 or earlier, v. 7.0.9 or earlier) exposed by U.K.-based researcher Petko Petkov. The vulnerability makes it possible for the spread of malicious PDF files resulting... Read More..
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Peter Schooff beat me to this post but... hey, it's summer and I'm moving slow. Independent Security Evaluators, a security consulting group headed up by security expert Avi Rubin, reported on a number of iPhone vulnerabilities. Among the more serious... Read More..
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The Exploit Prevention Lab blog reports on how hackers are using Google sponsored links to infect machines with a variant of the MDAC exploit. Here's how it works - Popular Google searches like "Better Business Bureau" will turn up a... Read More..
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Attack on SuperBowl Site

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Just in time for SuperBowl Sunday, Websense reports that the website of Dolphin Stadium , the site of the SuperBowl, has been infected by a trojan malware. Visitors to the site will inadvertantly initiate the execution of a malicious Javascript.... Read More..
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Adobe's Flaw Exposed

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A number of security experts have recently reported on a major flaw in the Web browser plug-in for Adobe's Acrobat Reader program. The problem was first discovered by researchers Stefano Di Paola and Giorgio Fedon, who presented a paper on... Read More..
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Washington Post's Brian Krebs makes the claim that for 284 days in 2006, there were IE related exploits "in the wild" for which there were no patches available "For a total 284 days in 2006 (or more than nine months... Read More..
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MySpace Worm on the Loose

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In the past, we've discussed how a result of better Windows security, coupled with the emergence of Web 2.0 applications will lead to potential new targeting by hackers. All the major online entities from Google to eBay have been exploited... Read More..
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MySpace Worm on the Loose

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In the past, we've discussed how a result of better Windows security, coupled with the emergence of Web 2.0 applications will lead to potential new targeting by hackers. All the major online entities from Google to eBay have been exploited... Read More..
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