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Security Fix: June 1, 2008 - June 7, 2008

Software Update Prompts Nuclear Plant Shutdown

A nuclear power plant in Georgia was recently forced into an emergency shutdown for 48 hours after a software update was installed on a single computer. The incident occurred on March 7 at Unit 2 of the Hatch nuclear power...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 5, 2008; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , New Patches , U.S. Government  
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How to Harden Your Mac

If you're a quasi-sophisticated Mac user and have been looking for advice on how to better safeguard your machine from hackers or local prying eyes, look no further: Apple has released a massive, 240-page guide that describes various methods for...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 4, 2008; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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Beware of Error Messages At Bank Sites

If you own or work at a small to mid-sized business, and are presented with an error message about data synchronization or site maintenance when trying to access your company's bank account online, you might want to give the bank...

By Brian Krebs  |  June 2, 2008; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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