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Security Fix: February 10, 2008 - February 16, 2008

Fake Prez. Campaign Video Spreads Malware

Spammers are taking advantage of public awareness about the U.S. presidential race to trick people into installing malicious software. A recent blast of spam purports to contain links to a video of Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) on the campaign trail,...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 14, 2008; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , U.S. Government  
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Beware Bogus E-Valentines

If you want to express your affection for someone this Valentine's Day, try to find a more original way to do it than by sending e-greeting cards. You could be training your loved one to respond to scammers who are...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 13, 2008; 11:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Microsoft's Valentine: 17 Security Updates

Microsoft today pushed out software updates to fix a large number of security flaws in computers running its Windows operating systems and other software. Notable among the patches is a critical roll-up of fixes for Internet Explorer, the Web browser...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 12, 2008; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Apple Releases Tiger, Leopard Security Updates

Apple is pushing out updates to plug at least 10 different security holes in computers powered by its Tiger (OS X 10.4.x) and Leopard (10.5.x) operating systems. Mac users can grab the latest patches via Software Update or directly from...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 12, 2008; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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