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Security Fix: March 16, 2008 - March 22, 2008

They Told You Not To Reply

When businesses want to communicate with their customers via e-mail, many send messages with a bogus return address, e.g. "somethinghere@donotreply.com." The practice is meant to communicate to recipients that any replies will go unread. But when those messages are sent...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 21, 2008; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (132)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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White House Taps Tech Entrepreneur For Cyber Post

The Bush administration is planning to tap a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to head a new inter-agency group charged with coordinating the federal government's efforts to protect its computer networks from organized cyber attacks. Sources in the government contracting community said...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 19, 2008; 11:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  U.S. Government  
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Apple Patches 93 Security Holes

Apple this week pushed out one of its biggest bushels of security updates in a long while, fixing more than 90 vulnerabilities in nearly every major component of its operating system and supporting software. Apple also released updates for the...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 19, 2008; 11:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  New Patches  
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Hannaford Breach May Presage '08 Trend

The Hannaford Bros. supermarket chain said Monday that a breach of its computer systems may have given criminals access to more than four million credit and debit cards issued by nearly 70 banks nationwide. While the banks appear all but...

By Brian Krebs  |  March 18, 2008; 11:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker  
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