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Security Fix: November 16, 2008 - November 22, 2008

Spamhaus: Microsoft Now 5th Most Spam Friendly ISP

Microsoft is rising quickly on a running list of the Top 10 Worst Spam Service ISPs as maintained by spamhaus.org, a group that tracks unsolicited commercial e-mail. The software giant debuted on the list earlier this month at number 9...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 21, 2008; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , Web Fraud 2.0  
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Peculiar Patch Pits iPhone Security vs. Safari

Earlier this year, Security Fix criticized Apple for making iPhone users wait for security updates that Apple had fixed in its other products four months earlier. Now, it appears that iPhone users may have received a patch for a critical...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 20, 2008; 8:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  From the Bunker , New Patches  
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Web Fraud 2.0: Faking Your Internet Address

One of the casualties from the unplugging of McColo Corp. is fraudcrew.com, a Web service that offered paying customers the ability to hide their identities online by routing their traffic through computers controlled by others. Fraudcrew, which has not been...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 20, 2008; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker , Web Fraud 2.0  
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So Much Spam From One Place?

Washingtonpost.com today published a follow-up story to the pieces we ran last week on the unplugging of a California Web hosting company and the subsequent worldwide drop in spam levels. Today's piece tries to answer the question we heard from...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 18, 2008; 5:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Piracy , U.S. Government , Web Fraud 2.0  
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'Network Identity Theft' Politely Avenged

A massive swath of some 65,536 unique Internet addresses that appear to have been swiped from early Internet pioneers by a convicted spammer has been reclaimed by Internet regulators, Security Fix has learned. In April, Security Fix reported that a...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 18, 2008; 12:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cyber Justice , Fraud , From the Bunker , Web Fraud 2.0  
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Critical Security Updates for Firefox, Safari

Apple and Mozilla have each issued updates to fix a large number of critical security flaws in their respective Safari and Firefox Web browsers. The Apple update, which brings Safari to version 3.2, is reportedly causing many users to experience...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 16, 2008; 10:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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