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Security Fix: July 15, 2007 - July 21, 2007

Not-So-Friendly Greeting Cards

You might want to think twice before opening that e-greeting card sent to you via e-mail. Cyber crooks have recently been blasting out millions of fake online greeting cards in the hope that recipients will click on the included links...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 19, 2007; 7:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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New Firefox Browser Fixes Seven Security Holes

Mozilla has shipped a new version of its popular Firefox Web browser to plug multiple security holes. The fixes embedded in the latest iteration of Firefox, version 2.0.0.5, are not included in older versions of Firefox (e.g., 1.5.x and lower),...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 18, 2007; 10:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Your Money or Your Documents

Imagine opening up the personal documents file on your computer and finding a ransom note warning you that all of your precious files will be deleted unless you wire money to cyber crooks. That's exactly what happened over the past...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 17, 2007; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Important Updates for Adobe Flash, Sun's Java

Adobe and Sun Microsystems have issued updates to fix security problems in their Flash Player and Java applications, respectively. Flash and Java are some of the most widely installed third-party software applications on the planet, so it's a fair bet...

By Brian Krebs  |  July 16, 2007; 9:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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