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Looking forward to Microsoft patch day | 2006-06-09 21:50:13
The Redmond company will issue 12 patches, promised to fix ActiveX and Word bugs.

Windows updates spy on you | 2006-06-08 18:09:36
Looking to lessen the piracy problem, Microsoft implemented Windows Genuine Advantage tool in its Automated Windows Updates. Well, there's a couple of things the software giant 'forgot' to mention.

Cross-browser vulnerability | 2006-06-07 22:13:10
A bug was discovered some time ago that uses flaws in Active Scripting or Javascript to trick users of Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer into uploading files.

Windows DoS vulnerability | 2006-06-02 13:32:05
A new Microsoft Windows flaw allows hackers to DoS systems, the company is looking into it.

Child snitches reveal Hong Kong pirates | 2006-06-02 00:26:37
The Hong Kong government has decided to engage no less than 200 000 computer savvy teenagers and young adults to seek and report on pirates, people selling or distributing illegally obtained software, music and films.

Drug spam extortion | 2006-06-01 23:55:28
Spammers are threatening PC users again, this time they are saying: Buy drugs we promote to get back your files!

IT security for Europe | 2006-05-31 02:23:05
Calling Europe a computer security unaware nation, the European Commision has devised a plan to raise knowledge and security, computer related.

Bank buying its customers antivirus software | 2006-05-28 17:24:59
Barclays bank in England will buy 1.6m licenses from F-Secure antivirus company to protect its customers.

Symantec hole plugged | 2006-05-28 16:31:20
Well, guess that the Speed Patching Cup is going to the Symantec company, for patching the Client Security and Anti-virus Corporate Edition holes.

Serious Symantec flaw unpatched | 2006-05-26 23:39:21
eEye computer security company warns of a dangerous flaw in Symantec anti-virus product, which the Symantec company fails to patch since Wednesday when the flaw was first reported.

Phishers vs. Spammers | 2006-05-25 15:52:13
Maybe phishers will succeed where Blue Frog has failed in making spammers lose some of their ill-gotten money.

Dangerous MS Word bug | 2006-05-24 14:45:20
As the Microsoft company is investigating the Word zero-day-vulnerability, it gives very specific security guidelines for users of MS Word 2002 (XP) and 2003.

Yahoo IM worm | 2006-05-23 14:33:00
Yahoo Instant Messaging system has been suffering from a worm for two weeks now. Users who are not careful enough get their browser hijacked.

MS Word allows network infiltration | 2006-05-21 18:49:58
A previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft Word lends a hand to all hackers wanting to enter corporate networks.

South Korean suspected of sending 18 mil spams a day | 2006-05-21 02:46:05
The South Korean loan spam king managed to send 18 million spam messages over his botnet per day

Skype security vulnerability | 2006-05-20 02:28:16
The famous VoIP client has been hit by a bug which allows attackers to initiate file downloads without specific user consent.

Over 38 thousand sites defaced | 2006-05-19 18:31:51
It seems that the most dangerous place on Earth to host your website is Turkey. On Thursday only 38 thousand Turkish hosted websites were defaced.

Do Not Intrude Registry gives up | 2006-05-18 00:31:02
Blue Security has given up fighting for its Blue Frog and Do Not Intrude Registry free anti-spam services after they've suffered gruesome attacks from spammers.

Japanese power company information exposed | 2006-05-17 20:20:21
It took only one virus-infected computer to reveal classified information about a Japanese power company, which, amongst other things, runs nuclear power plants too.

Safer search with a free service | 2006-05-16 16:42:47
A new safer searching service has hit the web, joining the fast growing niche for such applications, especially after McAffes SiteAdvisor study showing the dangers of clicking on search results.

Verizon sued for $50 billion | 2006-05-16 16:41:34
Verizon subscribers filed a law-suit asking the court to make Verizon stop snooping their private conversations, and to make Verizon pay $1 thousand per violation.

Sponsored search results spread malware | 2006-05-14 20:36:40
A recent study revealed frightening numbers: Sponsored search results contained two to four times as many dangerous sites as organic search results.

An owl virus on the loose | 2006-05-12 22:08:18
A virus that prints out pictures of an owl with words O RLY on it. The worm does not posses a threat, it wasn't even written by a modern hacker.

Hacker friendly Sophos products | 2006-05-11 20:32:52
A vulnerability in Sophos anti-virus and computer security products could allow malicious attackers to execute arbitrary code. Good news is that the flaw was patched.

Thousand of identities ready for purchase | 2006-05-11 00:22:01
Security researchers discovered a US server containing thousands of stolen identities, sorted into categories and offered for sale, probably obtained by a Trojan-Phisher-Rebery.

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