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In Other News | Posted 21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Windows Zero Day | 1,448 views
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Microsoft has published an advisory for a Windows 0 day exploit. The exploit is related to the Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) functionality in Windows. OLE functions allow files or data from one file to be embedded into another document …

In Other News | Posted 17 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on ISC Releases BIND 9 Patch | 2,197 views

ISC has released a patch for BIND 9 to protect against a recently disclosed vulnerability. The vulnerability affects all currently supported versions of BIND. No workarounds are available, and ISC is recommending that BIND installations be upgraded to the patched …

In Other News | Posted 29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on SourceForge Under Attack | 1,186 views
SourceForge Panel

The SourceForge blog has indicated that their servers are under attack. The attackers were able successfully able to exploit a vulnerability of several servers. The CVS servers have been compromised. SourceForge says they are working to identify the exploits …

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Fake online pharmacies and malware depots popup all over the place. The people that build these sites are in somewhat of a predicament. They need to lay low because they’re using hacked hosting, but at the same time they need …

In Other News | Posted 22 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Hacked Websites For Sale | 2,255 views

What do the US Army CECOM, State of Utah, and State of Michigan websites all have in common? They’re all listed for sale on a website offering access to hacked websites. We didn’t include any links to the hacked sites …

Defense In Depth | Posted 24 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Microsoft Warns of IE Vulnerability | 1,154 views
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Microsoft has published an advisory for all supported versions of IE. The advisory warns of a problem with a CSS-related function in IE6 through IE8. Malicious websites could take advantage of the vulnerability to run code of their choice …

Defense In Depth | Posted 19 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Beware of PDFs | 1,132 views

Attackers are hoping to cache in on the fact that vulnerable versions of Adobe Reader are still in use. The PDFs are being sent with pleas for help. Help! I can’t upload this file. Help! I can’t read this PDF.

Malware Tools | Posted 14 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Malware | 1,195 views
Click Me Candy Heart

The Valentine’s Day malware is making its rounds. Disguised as ecards or greetings, the malware hopes to entice unsuspecting recipients into clicking on the links which are sent in email. Once clicked, the recipient gets a whole bunch of surprises …