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Security Fix: May 22, 2005 - May 28, 2005

Photos to Fight Phishing?

In a bid to stave off phishing attacks, Bank of America is offering a new service that allows online customers to verify that they are indeed at the bank's official site by displaying an image that the customer supplies in...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 26, 2005; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Fraud  
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Grading DHS's Cyber-Security Efforts

The Department of Homeland Security today received more lumps for failing to implement programs to protect the nation's most vital computer systems from attack or disruption. The Government Accountability Office issued a report today concluding that the department's failure to...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 26, 2005; 5:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Before You Buy That Anti-Spyware Program

I spent the evening at my in-laws' house in Columbia, Md., last night, in part so I could get a head start on the traffic heading up to Baltimore for the ISPCON keynote I moderated this morning. After I sat...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 25, 2005; 4:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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How to Report Online Fraud

I just got back from a very informative keynote discussion at ISPCON in Baltimore that I moderated with Howard Schmidt, the former Bush administration cyber-security czar (and once led security efforts at Microsoft and recently left his job as chief...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 25, 2005; 2:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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International Effort Urges ISPs to Guard Against "Spam Zombies"

Government agencies from more than 20 countries today kicked off an international campaign to convince Internet service providers to do a better job of blocking spam and other suspicious or malicious traffic flowing over their networks. The campaign, dubbed "Operation...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 24, 2005; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Cyber Extortion Meets the Desktop

In what could be a harbinger of the next big fad in online crime, Internet scammers are now trying to extort money from Microsoft Windows users by scrambling text files on victims' PCs and then requesting payment for a computer...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 23, 2005; 3:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Gutting the Phish

Vigilantism of any kind is never a tidy business, but it's difficult to condemn the acts of some Internet activists who have taken to attacking Web sites constructed by phishers, online scam artists who use e-mail threats to lure people...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 23, 2005; 12:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud  
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