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Security Fix: August 31, 2008 - September 6, 2008

Scammer-Heavy U.S. ISP Grows More Isolated

Last week, Security Fix published an analysis of Atrivo, a California based Internet service provider, also known as Intercage, that has proven to be a virtual magnet for cyber-criminal operations. Since that time, Atrivo's biggest network backbone provider decided it...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 5, 2008; 10:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker  
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Number of Bot-Infected PCs Skyrockets

The number of PCs compromised with software that lets cyber criminals control the machines from afar has more than quadrupled over the last quarter, security experts warn. The estimates come from Shadowserver, a group of volunteers that monitor activity from...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 4, 2008; 8:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings  
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Firefox Plug-in Offers Clarity on Web Site Security

A new security add-on for the latest version of Firefox is available to help users make better sense of a controversial new feature of Firefox 3 that blocks users from visiting a Web site when the browser detects a problem...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 2, 2008; 1:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Safety Tips  
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