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Security Fix: February 15, 2009 - February 21, 2009

Attackers Exploiting Unpatched Flaw In Adobe Reader, Acrobat

Hackers are exploiting an unpatched security hole in current versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat to install malicious software when users open a booby-trapped PDF file, security experts warn. Adobe issued an advisory Thursday warning that its Reader and Acrobat...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 20, 2009; 6:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  
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Travel-Booking Site for Federal Agencies Hacked

Govtrip.com, which handles travel reservations for at least a dozen U.S. government agencies, last week was infected with a virus that tried to install malicious software when users visited the site, causing some agencies to block employees from accessing it,...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 18, 2009; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , U.S. Government  
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Verizon to Implement Spam Blocking Measures

Verizon.net is home to more than twice as many spam-spewing zombies as any other major Internet service provider in the United States, according to an analysis of the most recent data from anti-spam outfit Spamhaus.org. Verizon, however, says it plans...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 17, 2009; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
 
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Apple Patches More Than 50 Security Holes

Apple last week issued security updates to plug more than 50 security holes in its OS X operating system and other software. The patches, which affect Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5, Java for the Mac and Safari for Windows...

By Brian Krebs  |  February 15, 2009; 4:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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