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

Microsoft Patches 26 Security Holes

Microsoft today released updates to fix at least 26 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other software. At least 17 of those flaws earned Microsoft's "critical" rating, meaning they could be exploited to break into vulnerable systems with...

By Brian Krebs  |  August 12, 2008; 4:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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New Tool to Automate Cookie Stealing from Gmail, Others

LAS VEGAS, NEV. -- If you use Gmail and haven't yet taken advantage of a feature Google 
unveiled last week to prevent hackers from hijacking your inbox, now would be an excellent time to do that. A security researcher at...

By Brian Krebs  |  August 10, 2008; 2:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Georgian Web Sites Under Attack

As Russian bombs rained down on towns in separatist towns of the former Soviet republic of Georgia, hackers mounted a digital assault on the nation's top Web properties this week, knocking government Web sites offline and defacing others. According to...

By washingtonpost.com Editors  |  August 10, 2008; 12:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
 
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