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Security Fix: March 25, 2007 - March 31, 2007

Attackers Exploit Unpatched Explorer Flaw

Microsoft is warning Windows users that hackers are exploiting a newly discovered flaw. It enables criminals to hijack Windows PCs if users merely visit a hostile Web site with an Internet Explorer browser or open a specially crafted e-mail message....

By Brian Krebs  |  March 29, 2007; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Fortune 500s Unwittingly Become Spammers

The next time you receive a piece of junk e-mail touting penny stock, pimping Rolex watches, or lauding a work-at-home scam, consider investigating who really sent it. You may be surprised. Security Fix reviewed spam samples captured in the last...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 29, 2007; 11:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker  
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Enabling the Spammers

Spammers are having a field day with a string of recently discovered security vulnerabilities in MailEnable, an e-mail server program offered by many large, dedicated Web hosting companies. Over the past few months, MailEnable has released updates at least a...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 27, 2007; 4:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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They Say They Want a Revolution

Educational institutions churn out computer science degrees to fresh faced graduates bursting with new ideas and skills to match, but how well do they hammer home the need to write software securely? Judging from the massive number of software vulnerabilities...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 26, 2007; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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