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Security Fix: February 18, 2007 - February 24, 2007

Congressman Wants Answers About TSA Site

Citing reports by Security Fix and Wired, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is demanding that the Transportation Security Administration produce a raft of documents to explain why it created a Web site for airline...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 24, 2007; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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Fraudsters Declare War on Anti-Scam Services

Spammers have been attacking and threatening several of the groups and individuals who have been performing some of the most important work in hobbling online scams, spam and computer viruses. The SANS Internet Storm Center on Thursday found a piece...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 23, 2007; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Mass. Bill Would Make Retailers Pay for Data Breaches

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are poised to consider legislation that would force retailers who suffer data breaches to cover the costs associated with any fraud-related losses by their customers, according to a story in today's Wall Street Journal (link is by...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 22, 2007; 3:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker  
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Data Breach Hits Close to Home

I took some time off work last fall to spend with my wife, who had just been diagnosed with a golf-ball-sized tumor in her brain that needed to be removed. With the help of a few well-connected friends, we were...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 22, 2007; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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Serious Flaw in Google Desktop Prompts Patch

Search engine giant Google has issued an update for people running its powerful Desktop software. Researchers had demonstrated a potentially devastating security hole in the software that could allow bad guys to snoop on users' computers or even to install...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 21, 2007; 2:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Microsoft to Tighten Anti-Piracy Noose in Vista

In response to "overly optimistic" sales forecasts for its Vista operating system, Microsoft Corp. plans to "dial up" the anti-piracy technology built into this latest version of Windows. No doubt this move will boost Microsoft's sales to some degree, but...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 20, 2007; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Piracy  
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