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Security Fix: September 6, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Clamping Down on the 'Clampi' Trojan

Finding the notorious Clampi banking Trojan on a computer inside your network is a little like spotting a single termite crawling into a crack in the wall: Chances are, the unwelcome little intruder is part of a much larger infestation....

By Brian Krebs  |  September 11, 2009; 6:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Fraud , From the Bunker , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , Small Business Victims  | Tags: clampi, money mules  
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Updates Plug iPhone, QuickTime Security Holes

Apple has shipped a security update to fix multiple vulnerabilities in the iPhone and iPod Touch. The company also pushed out a patch to plug security holes in Windows and Mac versions of its QuickTime media player. The iPhone update...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 10, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  New Patches , Safety Tips  | Tags: apple, iphone, itouch, quicktime  
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Cyber Thieves Steal $447,000 From Wrecking Firm

Organized cyber thieves are increasingly looting businesses in heists that can net hundreds of thousands of dollars. Security vendors and pundits may be quick to suggest a new layer of technology to thwart such crimes, but in a great many...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 9, 2009; 11:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Fraud , Latest Warnings , Safety Tips , Small Business Victims  | Tags: ACH fraud, ferma corp, money mules, zeus  
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Future Firefox to Nag Users on Insecure Plug-ins

Mozilla says that the next version of Firefox will warn users if they are running insecure, outdated versions of the Adobe Flash Player, as part of a nascent effort to work with vendors of the most popular browser plug-ins to ensure users aren't falling behind on important security updates.

By Brian Krebs  |  September 8, 2009; 8:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  New Patches , Safety Tips  | Tags: adobe flash, mozilla firefox  
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Microsoft Fixes Eight Security Flaws

Microsoft today pushed out software updates to plug at least eight critical security holes in computers powered by its various Windows operating systems. The patches are available through Windows Update or via Automatic Updates. The flaws were addressed in a...

By Brian Krebs  |  September 8, 2009; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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