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Security Fix: October 26, 2008 - November 1, 2008

Virtual Heist Nets 500,000+ Bank, Credit Accounts

A single cyber crime group has stolen more than a half million bank, credit and debit card accounts over the past two-and-a-half years using one of the most advanced strains of computer spyware in existence, according to research to be...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 31, 2008; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , Web Fraud 2.0  
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GAO: Localities Expose Social Security Numbers Online

Many county governments across the U.S. are providing citizen's full or partial Social Security Numbers available online or in bulk to private companies, according to a Government Accountability Office report released last week. At a time when states are seeking...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 30, 2008; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  From the Bunker , U.S. Government  
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ICANN De-Accredits EstDomains for CEO's Fraud Convictions

The entity responsible for overseeing the Internet's domain name system said Tuesday that it was revoking the right of registrar EstDomains.com to process new domain names, citing the company CEO's recent conviction on cyber crime charges. The move by the...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 29, 2008; 11:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker , Web Fraud 2.0  
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Java Update Promises to Remove Older Versions

Sun Microsystems has released another version of its Java software client. The update, JRE6 Update 10, contains no new security fixes to the most recent version, JRE6 Update 7, but it does appear to fulfill a promise the company made...

By Brian Krebs  |  October 27, 2008; 7:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  From the Bunker , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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