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Security Fix: June 4, 2006 - June 10, 2006

Security Fix Pop Quiz

I thought it might be a good idea to periodically remind Security Fix readers of recent security updates to popular software programs, because we all know how these things can slip through the cracks. The following entries include a link...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 10, 2006; 10:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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Only EBay and Paypal Scams Allowed Here

On Thursday, a source of mine pointed out a live phishing Web site constructed to look exactly like eBay's user login page. Another page on the site contained an identical copy of eBay's Paypal login page (actually, both were still...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 9, 2006; 10:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Fake Blogs Use Security Fix to Support Bad Advice

The other day I was using Google's Blog Search tool to locate a news post I recalled reading a few weeks back, and on a whim decided to search under my name. Turns out that most of the results link...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 8, 2006; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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Microsoft Plans 12 Security Updates Next Week

Microsoft said today it will issue at least 12 software updates Tuesday to fix security flaws in its Windows operating system and other software. Some of the patches are expected to carry the company's most serious rating of "critical," which...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 8, 2006; 2:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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One-Third of U.S. Companies Read Employee E-Mail

Move over, NSAT&T: A new study suggests that more than one-third of US companies pay someone to read employees' outbound e-mail. The figures come from a new study (PDF file) by Forrester Consulting done on behalf of Proofpoint, an e-mail...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 7, 2006; 11:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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P.O.'s P.D. Goes CSI on DVD

I spent some time over the weekend reviewing some free DVDs produced by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, which is giving away the discs in a campaign to call attention to the dangers that lurk at the intersection of online...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 5, 2006; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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