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Security Fix: September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008

Wigle.net: The 411 on Wireless Access Points

If you thought your wireless network was too remote or obscure to find, you might want to think again. There's a non-trivial chance that the name of your network and its precise geographic coordinates are already mapped out and searchable...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 26, 2008; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Safety Tips  
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Apple, Mozilla Push Security Updates

Apple on Wednesday issued an update that plugs at least two dozen security holes in the version of Java that runs on Mac OS X systems. Mozilla also pushed out patches to correct a number of security and stability issues...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 25, 2008; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Fake Facebook 'Add Friends' E-Mail Adds Malware

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace give scam artists and virus writers new ways to package tried-but-true tricks. The latest example of this making the rounds is an e-mail that appears to be an invitation from Facebook to add...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 23, 2008; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , Web Fraud 2.0  
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Internet Shuns U.S. Based ISP Amid Fraud, Abuse Allegations

A California based commercial Internet service provider whose clients included a laundry list of spammers and scammers is now offline, after the last of the company's upstream Internet providers decided to the pull the plug. Atrivo, a.k.a "Intercage," of Northern...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 22, 2008; 1:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker  
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