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Security Fix: April 3, 2005 - April 9, 2005

Reader Feedback on 'DNS Poisoning'

I received some thoughtful feedback from a few well-informed readers in support of my recent post on the DNS cache poisoning attacks. Several readers took issue with some of the folks mentioned in the posting who quibbled over the scope...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 8, 2005; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Spring Cleaning: 5 New Windows Patches Coming

Microsoft is alerting customers that it plans to release at least five new security fixes for Windows users next Tuesday. The company typically releases software patches on the second Tuesday of each month -- though it didn't issue any in...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 8, 2005; 10:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Radio Silence on Internet Attacks?

I was plotting with my editor last night about the best way to report what could be a very important and developing story, about a series of recent Internet attacks designed to give hackers complete control over what users on...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 6, 2005; 12:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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You Have Just Received a Greeting...er, Virus

The SANS Internet Storm Center is reporting -- for the second time in the past week -- that they are hearing from people who are being targeted by an e-mail scam that pretends to be an invitation to retrieve an...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 4, 2005; 4:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cell Phone Viruses Getting Scary

Finnish anti-virus company F-Secure Corp. has a series of fascinating writeups on its blog about a new cell-phone virus that has a very sneaky way of spreading. Most of the cell-phone viruses in the wild today spread via "Bluetooth," a...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 4, 2005; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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