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Phishers use Gmail | 2006-07-11 17:13:26
Sophos has discovered an interesting phishing plot directed at Gmail users. The unsuspecting user is offered $500 to click on the link.

Music industry demands ISP help | 2006-07-10 17:10:41
The Brit music industry is demanding of the Internet Service Providers to take down 59 accounts that are allegedly used to exchange pirated music.

Use Google to detect malware | 2006-07-08 16:49:19
Websense computer security company revealed that it uses Google to search for sites hosting malicious content.

7 patches for MS Patch Tuesday | 2006-07-07 16:04:26
This month Microsoft will patch seven holes four in Windows OS and another three in Office.

Trojan changes IP addresses | 2006-07-05 18:54:35
The newest member of the malware family, DNSChanger.eg, is capable of changing the address you're trying to reach through your browser, even if you type it in manually.

Gluing up USB ports | 2006-07-04 12:39:49
Australians have devised a new security measure to protect business networks against data theft from within: system admins are gluing up USB ports, news.com.au reports.

Fake MS WGA seeds malware | 2006-07-03 12:59:41
AOL LLC instant messenger program is once again the media of choice for malicious attackers to spread their viruses.

Palestinian hackers take down Israel webs | 2006-07-01 18:48:32
The Palestine Israel war has taken a new dimension this Wednesday when a group of Palestinian hackers defaced over 700 Israeli websites, following the Israel invasion of southern Gaza.

Two serious IE flaws | 2006-06-30 00:56:36
It seems that the already infamous Microsoft Internet Explorer suffers form two serious bugs, one of which might be shared with a fellow browser, Mozilla Firefox.

Suing Microsoft | 2006-06-29 14:39:50
One PC user is suing Microsoft Company on premises of Windows Genuine Advantage breaking the spyware laws.

Image spam on the rise | 2006-06-28 01:09:55
With e-mail filters becoming more sophisticated, the obnoxious spammers had to find a new way to send their penis-enlargement and other unsolicited adverts.

Easy porn browsing fake? | 2006-06-27 19:27:05
Panda Software, an anti-virus vendor, warned about BrowseZilla, a porn friendly browser, stating that the whole project is nothing but a click fraud.

Unpatched software a big threat | 2006-06-24 14:14:34
As Bit9 puts it, unpatched legitimate popular software presents a much bigger security risk to networks than malware.

You can stop WGA from phoning home | 2006-06-23 21:05:38
As The Register reported, there is a way to stop the sneaky Windows Genuine Advantage Tool from calling the Microsoft headquarters every time you reboot your computer.

Two more Excel vulnerabilities | 2006-06-22 12:16:05
It's a hard couple of days for Microsoft Office Excel. Not one but three serious vulnerabilities were found in the popular spreadsheet software, all three remain unpatched.

World Cup worm again | 2006-06-21 20:51:46
The first World Cup worm speaking English has hit the net, luring its victims through e-mails with bombastic subject lines.

Google server hosts virus | 2006-06-20 16:23:50
Websense reports that Google Pages service, which provide free web hosting, contained a viscous Trojan worm that steals banking information. Google is already dealing with the problem.

Another Office vulnerability | 2006-06-18 10:00:20
Days after the last patch bundle, Microsoft was informed of a new vulnerability in its software. This time it's Excel and its spreadsheet documents that are causing problems.

PayPal fixed the vulnerability | 2006-06-17 22:22:37
The famous online financial service provider was struggling with a serious security vulnerability threatening their users, and has managed to patch it up.

Microsoft OneCare not worth it? | 2006-06-17 22:05:24
The software giant recently entered the computer security market, releasing all in one package named OneCare, consisting of anti-virus, firewall, system tune-up, backup and antispyware tools.

MySQL revealed 9 thousand user e-mails | 2006-06-16 13:21:48
Instead of placing addresses into recipients window, the rookie employee of the MySQL company copy/pasted it into the message body, and sent it away to those, and other users. The company blames it on the new guy. Sure.

Microsoft exploits are public | 2006-06-16 11:00:18
Three exploits to the vulnerabilities patched on Tuesday were publicly available before, but now at least two more exploit codes are available.

Yahoo mass-mailer worm | 2006-06-13 13:39:19
The famous search engine, but also a service provider, has been hit by a nasty worm using a vulnerability in Yahoo webmail service.

HP virus comes back | 2006-06-11 15:56:27
A virus that was discovered almost six years ago came back in a recent driver update found on Hewlett Packard website.

VoIP communication to be wiretapped | 2006-06-10 21:58:09
By identifying VoIP with phone and mobile communication, the US government forces all communication companies to comply with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act which basicaly means that if government wants it, Vonage, for example, will have to give them means to wiretap your VoIP conversations.

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