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

MPAA University 'Toolkit' Raises Privacy Concerns

The Motion Picture Association of America is urging some of the nation's largest universities to deploy custom software designed to pinpoint students who may be using the schools' networks to illegally download pirated movies. A closer look at the MPAA's...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 23, 2007; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (105)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Piracy , U.S. Government  
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Credit Card Thieves Flood Wikimedia With Pennies

The Wikimedia Foundation, the parent organization of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia and other open-source projects, recently increased the minimum amount it will accept in donations after scammers apparently began testing the validity of stolen credit cards by sending a...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 20, 2007; 2:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker  
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A Fresh Round of Targeted E-mail Attacks

Another series of sophisticated e-mail attacks were launched over the past 24 hours, addressing recipients by name and warning of complaints filed against them and/or their company with the Justice Department and the Better Business Bureau. E-mail security firm MessageLabs...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 19, 2007; 10:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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