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Security Fix: January 20, 2008 - January 26, 2008

Just Say No To Work-At-Home Money Mule Scams

washingtonpost.com today ran a story I wrote that examines the ever-evolving scams that organized cyber thieves are coming up with to con people into laundering stolen funds on their behalf. The piece features interviews with a couple of unfortunate victims...

By Brian Krebs  |  January 25, 2008; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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Massive Java Update Includes Security Fixes

Sun has released another update to its Java software that brings some 370 bug fixes, including a number of security updates. For most home users, this update brings the latest version of the software to Java 6 Update 4. Most...

By Brian Krebs  |  January 23, 2008; 1:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Report: 51 Percent Of Malicious Web Sites Are Hacked

The number of legitimate Web sites that have been hacked and seeded with code that tries to infect the visitor's PC with malware now exceeds the number of sites specifically created by cyber criminals, according to a report released today....

By Brian Krebs  |  January 22, 2008; 9:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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