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Security Fix: May 29, 2005 - June 4, 2005

New York City Most Bot-Infested In the Nation

New York City, the nation's most populous city, also is home to the greatest number of computers infected with a class of viruses that allows hackers to use them remotely for spamming or attacking others online, according to a new...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 3, 2005; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Instant Messaging Street Smarts

I know I just recently wrote about the dangers of instant-message-borne viruses and worms, but a co-worker's brush with what was in all likelihood an IM worm yesterday served as yet another reminder of how insidious these things can be....

By Brian Krebs  |  June 2, 2005; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Security Updates, But at What Cost?

Apple has released a new version of its QuickTime media player software that includes some security and bug fixes. This update is for Mac OS X users, and does not appear to apply to the Windows versions of Quicktime. The...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 1, 2005; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Security Updates, But at What Cost?

Apple has released a new version of its QuickTime media player software that includes some security and bug fixes. This update is for Mac OS X users, and does not appear to apply to the Windows versions of Quicktime. The...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 1, 2005; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  New Patches  
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A Fresh Batch of Aggressive Viruses

Several Internet security sites are warning of some potentially serious new computer virus outbreaks. A new version of the Bagle worm always makes news because it has been so successful in the past. The latest variants -- there are at...

By Brian Krebs  |  May 31, 2005; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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