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Security Fix: June 24, 2007 - June 30, 2007

Spammers Duke It Out In Online Turf War

Just as thugs and drug dealers jealously guard their street corners with destructive turf wars, online spammers and other shadowy characters have been known to attack one another for control over virtual real estate. This week, security experts spotted a...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 29, 2007; 3:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Web Worm Whacks MySpace Users

A complex, ongoing attack on MySpace.com users is turning victim's sites and computers into hosts for serving phishing scams and computer viruses. Earlier this week, some MySpace user pages were seeded with computer code seeking to exploit one of three...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 27, 2007; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Social Networking on Internet Scammer Forums

With social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook all the rage among the 18 to 24 set, it's not hard to see why so many young people are drawn into hacking and online crime: After all, most criminal hackers learn...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 26, 2007; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Fraud  
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It's a Jungle Out There for Apple's Safari

For the second time in less than a week, Apple has shipped updates to correct security holes in the beta version of its Safari Web browser. Patches are available for Windows users who have installed the version of Safari for...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 25, 2007; 4:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  New Patches  
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