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Security Fix: February 25, 2007 - March 3, 2007

RFID Flap Silences Security Researchers

New research into security vulnerabilities in radio frequency identification cards made by technology giant HID Global has been pulled from the lineup at an East Coast security conference this week. Researchers from Seattle-based security provider IOActive were planning to detail...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 27, 2007; 4:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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They'll Always Have Paris

The young men who reached notoriety for illegally accessing the cell phone of socialite Paris Hilton are now either in federal prison or headed there shortly. Security Fix has learned the whereabouts of the hackers who pleaded guilty last fall...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 27, 2007; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker  
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Fool Me Once, Shame On You But Fool Me Twice...

In aiming to settle a class action suit, a group of companies is throwing a proverbial pie in the face of affected consumers. A Security Fix reader forwarded an e-mail about a benefit he allegedly was eligible to collect as...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 26, 2007; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Mozilla Plugs Firefox Security Holes

Mozilla on Friday published software updates to fix a baker's dozen security and compatibility problems with its Firefox Web browser. The new version includes fixes for serious security flaws along with updates designed to make Firefox play nicer with Vista,...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 26, 2007; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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