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Security Fix: November 22, 2009 - November 28, 2009

Spam 'Godfather' gets 51 months in prison

These past few days have seen some notable cyber justice cases: Late Monday, Alan M. Ralsky -- a man dubbed the "Godfather of Spam" -- was sentenced to 51 months in prison. And on Friday, a California man pleaded guilty...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 24, 2009; 1:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Cyber Justice  | Tags: alan ralsky, spam  
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New attack targets weakness in Internet Explorer

Blueprints showing attackers how to exploit a previously unknown security hole in versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser recently were published online. The danger here is if IE users browse to a hacked or booby-trapped Web site that uses the...

By Brian Krebs  |  November 23, 2009; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , Safety Tips  | Tags: 0day, ie  
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