All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Security’

SEO Blackhatters Target Ford Via Google

PandaLabs has identified over a million spam links used to target Google searchers looking for information about automotive parts from Ford and Nissan especially. Panda calls it “a major Blackhat SEO attack” designed to dupe searchers into downloading spyware or purchasing phony security software.

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Mikeyy Worms Its Way Through Twitter

Update: A seventeen-year-old kid has taken credit for the worm creation.

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U.S. Consumers Avoiding Mobile Banking

U.S. consumers think mobile banking is important but do not want to pay for it and are hesitant to use their mobile devices for financial transactions and online banking, according to a survey by accounting firm KPMG.

The survey of about 500 U.S. consumers found the majority (91%) had never tried banking on a mobile device. Of those respondents who have never done banking on a mobile device, 48 percent said security and privacy were the main reason.

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Cyberspies Hack U.S. Electrical Grid

Chinese and Russian cyberspies have hacked into the U.S. electrical grid and have left behind software that could be used to interfere with the system, a report said Wednesday.

According to the Wall Street Journal, U.S. intelligence officials said cyberspies had penetrated the system repeatedly last year, without damaging it. The officials warned they could try to disrupt it during a crisis or a war.

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Credit Crunch Driving Small Town Industrial Espionage?

It’s a bit of a vicious cycle: Greedy, bad actors taking advantage of the good times until good times end in bad times and a different set of greedy, bad actors start taking advantage of the bad times—and there goes a little more faith in humanity.

When the press and the security industry weren’t obsessed with the non-event of the Conficker.C worm, warnings went out about laid-off employee sabotage and theft, spam targeting the financially concerned and technological clueless. Today’s stern warning is about industrial espionage.

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April Fools Virus Bigger Than March Madness

March Madness has been a very buzz-worthy topic over the last month or so, but as the NCAA tournament has gotten closer to its end, the buzz has faded consistently. A different topic has generated buzz however, and that is the Conficker computer virus that is supposed to hit the Internet on April 1st. According to Wikipedia:

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Black Hat SEO Lucrative For Cybercrooks

Obviously, cyber crooks wouldn’t do what they do if there wasn’t any money in it. Thanks to some black-hat search engine optimization and a little rogueware (a.k.a. scareware), some are making almost $11,000 a day, according to FinJan’s first Cybercrime Intelligence Report for 2009.

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Personalization & Sercurity for Google Sites Gadgets

Google has announced three new feaures in Google Sites for making gadgets more useful for Google Apps Premier Edition cusotomers. These are:

1. Start Page Template
2. Private Gadgets
3. End-to-End Security

With the Start Page template, site owners can allow individual users to personalize specific areas of the site, presumably similar to what users can do with iGoogle.

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Google Letting Users Post Their Health Records Online

Before we get started I need to tell you that I will need to fight a strong bias here to write about the issue of health records online. I have some google-health-logobackground in the use, power and neglect of medical records from my days in the insurance business.

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Mahalo Employs Botnet Criminal

An employee in Mahalo’s IT department, John Schiefer, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for launching a botnet attack. He was charged and agreed to plead guilty back in 2007. In the meantime, he got a job at Mahalo and has been working there up to his sentencing.

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Koobface Returns To Facebook

Social networkers, you’ve been reclassified. You’re now sitting ducks, neatly corralled by the millions with six degrees of separation or less, and the infamous Koobface new and improved is using your friend as both decoy and digital bird flu carrier.

Reportedly the fourth rogue app to hit Facebook in a week, the new variant of the Koobface worm that once before terrorized the network poses as a social network friend, profile photo and all, and sends a message with a link to a video. The message claims the recipient is in the video.

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Search Engine Spam Comes with a New Twist

For the first time in over a year, spammers are using popular search engine links to disguise malicious web addresses according to Symantec’s MessageLabs. In February, users have been targeted with the promise of good deals and cheap goods as they struggle through the economic crisis.

Search Engine Spam

Such spam messages contain text like:

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Facebook Hit With Malicious App, Searchers Duped

As far as malware tricks go, this one is pretty diabolical. Over the weekend, Facebook users started receiving messages saying friends had tried to view their profile but were unable to do so. The message prompts the user to install a third party app, oddly titled “Error Check System.”

The actual text of the message reads: “[Name] has faced some errors when checking your profile View The Errors Message.”

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Norton Online Family Offers Parents Peace Of Mind

Symantec has released the public beta of Norton Online Family, an Internet safety service aimed at helping parents protect children online.

Norton Online Family is currently free and available in English only. It’s compatible with both Macs and PCs.

The service encourages discussions between parents and their children and provides customizable tools to manage online activity.

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Digg This: Malware Makers Target Social Media

It seems unlikely a user (generally thought of as young and tech savvy) would be fooled by comment spam promising video of “Heath Ledger naked in the shower, playing with herself.” They might though, take the bait for a simpler, error-free “Megan Fox naked NEW SEX TAPE.”

Digg Heath Ledger Spam

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LinkedIn Shares Security and Privacy Tips

LinkedIn shared some security and privacy tips for the social network today. Basically what they come down to are:

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Data Locker Keeps Your Files Safe

If you are worried about the loss of personal, confidential and business data than Data Locker is the device to use.

The product from the company of the same name features an external USB hard drive with touch screen, and the ability to enter up to an 18-digit PIN for security.

No power supply is required as the Data Locker is powered through the USB connection.

Data Locker is available with an 80GB, 120 GB, or 250 GB storage capacity.  It is compatible with PC, MAC and Linux operating systems, allowing cross-platform file sharing.

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Arrington To Take Break After Spitting Incident

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington had an unfortunate encounter at the Digital, Life, Design Conference he was attending in Munich, Germany yesterday.

He describes the incident in post titled "Some Things Need To Change" where an anonymous person walked up to him and spat in his face.

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Addressing the State of the White House Technology

Since President Obama was sworn in and has switched to a new interface, there has been an endless amount of chatter about the state of the White House’s technology. Some discuss the shortcomings, while others defend it as just fine.

Tradition and Transition

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Securing The Presidential Blackberry

The Presidential Blackberry. Wouldn’t you love to get a glimpse of what’s on it? That’s precisely the problem, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin told WebProNews. While President Bush travels generally incommunicado–that is, unthinkably for most us, sans mobile phone–the President-Elect is in a very public argument for retention of his pre-election smart phone.

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Email Scams Already Way More Prevalent in ’09

We’re only on day ten of 2009, and MessageLabs (owned by Symantec) is already telling me that it has detected a significant spike in email fraud and financial scams compared to last year. In the first week, messages with subjects like "Congratulations New Year winner!  You have won the UK National Lottery" make up nearly 10% of all e-mail,  three times what it was in the first two weeks of 2008.

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Unemployed A Big Spam/Phishing Target In 2009

Expect more sophisticated spamming in 2009. And thanks to the economy, an increase in scams targeting the down and out, the tax-rebate hopeful, and the noble yet digitally naïve pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps market.
Unemployed A Big Spam/Phishing Target In 2009

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(Some) LinkedIn Profiles Leading To Malware

Over the weekend, Twitter suffered from some security problems that fell more on the mischievous than malicious side of things.  Now, the sort of social media trouble quotient appears to have risen a bit as fake LinkedIn profiles are trying to send users towards malware.

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You’re Safe with Twellow

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone recently talked about some phishing issues going on with Twitter on its official blog. "If you receive a direct message or a direct message email notification that redirects to what looks like—don’t sign in," warned Stone. "Look closely at the URL because it could be a scam." Doug reported:

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Google Takes Third Spot on Spam List

Spamhaus is a non-profit organization dedicated to tracking the Internet’s spam operations. They have just released a new list of the top ten ISPs used for spam purposes, and the big G is number 3 on the list with 21 current known spam issues.

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Phishers Using Google Calendar Invites

Phishing attempts have been spotted that appear as Google Calendar event invitations. Be wary of any invitations that ask for your password. This should be obvious by now, but these phishers still manage to trick people.

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Spammers Turning To Targeted Attacks

Spammers are now taking their cue from search engines and advertisers by making their emails more personalized in attempts to steal users information, according to a new security report from Cisco.

The report found there was a 90 percent growth in threats coming from legitimate domains, nearly double what was seen in 2007. While targeted spear-phishing represents about 1 percent of all phishing attacks it is on track to become more widespread as savvy criminals personalize spam and make messages appear more credible.

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Web Security Google Style

Tim Johnson of the Google Enterprise Team has posted a look into Google’s Web Security product today, including a video that talks about the differences between web filtering and web security. The video looks like a UPS commercial, and is easy to follow for the non-tech crowd.

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Worm Rains on Facebook’s Parade

Just as Facebook unleashes its Facebook Connect program that ties the site in with any other site who wants to be involved, some virus has to come along and rain on the parade. The Koobface virus, which has in actuality been around for the majority of the year, is not directly related to Facebook Connect, but casts a shadow of vulnerability on Facebook in general.

What to Look For

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Is Social Media Good or Bad For Business?

Business owners often struggle with the question of whether or not their employees should be using social media in the workplace. There are obvious reasons why they shouldn’t, but there are certainly potential benefits as well, and unfortunately not a lot of clarity to the matter. So let’s look at this from several different angles.


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Google Warning Sites About Security Issues

Like a stranger who follows you for 16 miles to let you know a taillight’s out, Google’s got webmasters’ backs.  The search giant plans to start telling some individuals about potential security problems with their content management systems and publishing platforms.

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Usability Troubles for Yahoo OpenID

On the Yahoo Developer Network Blog, Allen Tom discussed the findings of a study conducted regarding the use of Yahoo!’s OpenID service. While the users who participated were enthusiastic with the concept of OpenID, the results weren’t great.

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World Bank Hacking – Great Timing

The world bank has been hacked repeatedly over the last year according to a report on Dark Reading, which once again brings out the question, where was the information security team on this one?

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Hacker Indicted for the Palin Email Job

You may remember a few weeks ago when vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s Yahoo! email account was hacked. This was revealed to be the work of David Kernell, the son of Tennessee Democratic State Representative Mike Kernell. David was indicted Wednesday morning, and faces a maximum of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after turning himself in.

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Online Threats Concerning More Americans

Internet users are becoming increasingly concerned about online threats such as viruses, spam and identity theft, according to survey by the American Consumer Institute.

Consumers also report significant worry that their privacy might be invaded by programs that track and record which Internet sites they visit.

The majority (74%) of those surveyed said they were "very concerned," about identity theft, compared to 68 percent who indicated great worry about identity theft in a similar ACI survey from 2006.

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Google Wants to Protect Old People

Google has made an effort to help educate senior citizens about online safety and privacy issues. The company has teamed up with AARP, for an online safety video series on display on the Google Privacy YouTube channel.

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The O’Reilly “Hacked”-or

Everyone knows that vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s Yahoo! email account was hacked into. Naturally Bill O’Reilly had something to say about that matter:

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Searching For Celebrities Leads To Security Risks

Actor Brad Pitt has surpassed Paris Hilton to become the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the Web according to Internet security company McAfee.

Users searching for "Brad Pitt," "Brad Pitt downloads," and Brad Pitt wallpaper, screen savers and pictures have an 18 percent chance of having their PCs infected with online threats, such as spyware, adware, viruses and other malware.

Cybercriminals are also using names and images, like Beyonce and Justin Timberlake, to attract Internet users to bogus web sites that look legitimate.

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Has 9/11 Become “The” National Holiday?


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You’re Not Safe Using Facebook Apps

In the name of finding any possible way that hackers can get at your data, a group of researchers has penetrated Facebook via a could-be-malicious application proving that Facebook Apps are unsafe. The app seems harmless enough. It’s a National Geographic "photo of the day" app that gives users (obviously) a different photo each day.

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Bebo Alters Users’ Profile Names

Bebo was once referred to as "the best social network" based on a variety of factors, one of which being its protection of members’ privacy. It is that protection, however, that has a lot of its users peeved. They are apparently changing users’ profile names at will whether they like it or not.

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Survey: Canned IT Employees Will Steal Your Info

Cyber-Ark"Exercise extreme caution when it comes to dismissing employees with knowledge of your IT systems," warns security vendor Cyber-Ark Software.

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Report: Spam Ratio Depends on Address’s First Letter

If a study by a Cambridge researcher is accurate, email addresses with less common first letters get less spam than those with more common ones.

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You’re Getting Spam Because Others Are Buying

For many of us that spend a good portion of our day-to-day lives online, the idea that people actually buy products from spam messages they receive in their inboxes seems laughable. However, new research from security company Marshal suggests quite the contrary.

The Results

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Firefox Tougher On Expired SSL Certificates

Firefox 3, which set a one-day record for downloads recently, has been reconfigured in a way that’s setting off alarms for webmasters who haven’t renewed their SSL certificates. As the US Army just learned, Firefox won’t bring up sites with self-assigned and/or expired certificates.

At least, not without some extensive hoop-jumping.

If you’re a merchant you should know that an SSL certificate encrypts data transmissions between two computers. Credit card information, for example, is protected during transmission between those two computers.

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Google Exposes Android To Security Community

Mobile this and mobile that – the news about Google and cell phone-related stuff just won’t stop.  Consumers should benefit, however, as Google is now asking the security community to make sure its Android operating system remains safe.

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Google Touches On Spam And Virus Protection

Is Google feeling a little guilty about its Gmail outage?  Or perhaps whoever’s responsible for the company’s main blog is just bowing to the slow news day.  Regardless, Google’s giving users a heads up regarding spam and virus problems.

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Kaminsky applauds industry response to DNS flaw

The threat of a DNS cache poisoning issue found by security researcher Dan Kaminsky scared the virtual pants off the technology industry, who responded well to the situation.

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TJX Hackers Charged By Justice Department

Albert “Segvec” Gonzalez, a Miami resident, and ten other people have been charged with crimes associated with the breaches at nine retailers, including the epic penetration of TJX.

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Twitter Heats Up With Brazilian Malware

Criminals placed a profile on Twitter linked to a video that delivers multiple Trojans seeking banking information from the machines they infect.

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Apple Bites Back At Critical DNS Flaw

Apple took nearly a month after other major DNS system vendors to release a patch for a major vulnerability that has exploit code in the wild.

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Facebook Attacked By Phishers

Till now, the Facebook social network has been an overall pleasant user experience for most users, especially if they’ve come over from the social spamming barrage common on MySpace.

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ABC: Always Be Connecting, Securely, With Gmail

With apologies to Alec Baldwin and his epic dialogue in Glengarry Glen Ross, Google promises to always be covering connections to Gmail with encryption, or not, at a user’s discretion.

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Miri Systems Aims To Reduce Online Fraud

Miri Systems, a privately owned developer of the Miri Card designed to allow credit card users make secure transactions online by providing a unique number for each purchase recently spoke to WebProNews about its technology.

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Job Hunting Dangers: Phishers Come Calling

People looking for work may be tempted to click on a spam purporting to be from, but will end up giving their personal details to criminals.

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Microsoft Enjoys Mild Patch Tuesday

Windows users and system administrators should breathe a little sigh of relief as Microsoft’s light package of patches for July, but a recently discovered Critical problem with Snapshot Viewer still lacks a solution.

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Microsoft Snapshot Viewer Exposes Users To Trouble

An ActiveX control used to view Microsoft Access report snapshots poses a potential avenue for exploitation.

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ICANN Domain Names Attacked

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers says that it has been the recent target of online attacks.

ICANN is the organization that regulates the use of domain names. The organization says the domain names and were briefly taken over allowing the hackers to direct those Web sites to other locations.

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CNET Affected By Security Breach

It’s been a tumultuous year for CNET’s employees.  There have been widespread layoffs, a $1.8 billion acquisition, and now, a security breach that’s put their personal information at risk.

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Adobe Posts Security Fix For Reader, Acrobat

A code injection vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2 required a quick fix amid reports of an exploit for it in the wild.

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Got Text Input? Better Check For Holes

Google’s noteworthy antispam engineer Matt Cutts discussed the issue of cross-site scripting (XSS) flaws, as vulnerable sites have infected pages popping up in the dominant search engine’s results pages.

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Against The Hacker: Hardening Applications

Gartner sees the application hardening market emerging over the next two years. Arxan believes its Guard technology brings the future closer to today.

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Oops, Google Malware Review Form Working Again

Webmasters this week were greeted with an "oops, not working" error when they tried using Google’s Malware Review form.

The form that was introduced last year in August to help webmasters solve issues of malware or badware, faced some technical problems this week and this was first reported at around 1 am on May 15th.

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Word Users, Prepare For Critical Update

Microsoft’s monthly patch release schedule includes a Critical fix for an issue in their Office program, Word, and two other fixes rated the same.

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Obama’s Site Hacked; Change Comes From XSS

Cross site scripting exploited within the website for Illinois Senator and Presidential hopeful Barack Obama caused visitors to the blog section to be redirected to rival Hillary Clinton’s site.

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Australia Wants To Read Employee Emails

Employers in Australia may soon be able to read employees emails without consent under new anti-terror laws being proposed.

The Australian government says the proposal is aimed at preventing a cyber attack on national infrastructure like the stock exchange, electricity grid or transportation system.

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Sellers Drop Military Gear On eBay, Craigslist

Items stolen from the military ended up being fenced through sales online, as GAO investigators handed a House Subcommittee a laundry list of sensitive items they purchased.

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Exploit Attacks Pro-Tibet Site Visitors

Online attacks focused on exploiting renewed controversy over the Tibet situation by delivering malware to visitors of sites favoring Tibetan separatist efforts.

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OpenID? Try Open To ID Phishing

As major Internet players back OpenID, we were reminded of an Amsterdam computer student pointing out a trio of scenarios that makes the prospect of OpenID’s single sign-on method a scary prospect.

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Secure Your Domain Name

What’s in a (domain) name?

Part of your online identity, for a start.

Have you registered a domain in your own name? If not, have you checked whether someone else has? And if they have, do you know what they’re doing with your name?

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Google Working Closely With Intelligence Agencies

The major intelligence agencies in the U.S. have turned to Google to help them better share and process information they have on security threats.

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Major Sites Hit With Iframe Injection Attacks

Security researcher Dancho Danchev cited numerous examples of high profile websites hit by attackers, believed to be part of the infamous Russian Business Network.

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Microsoft Warns On Exploit Affecting Word

An indirect threat to several versions of Word via the Microsoft Jet Database Engine emerged as zero-day attacks began against the exploit.

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Is It Safe? Google Says Yes

Search advertising may be Google’s true business (you didn’t think it was search, did you?), but keeping its information secure might be what some would call job one.

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Google Pushes Its Security And Compliance Products

IT people, please don’t blame us.  We neither conducted nor responded to this security and compliance survey.  But the survey’s results indicate that some people (and perhaps a certain search giant) feel you’re not overly effective or efficient.

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11 Year Old Hacks The Iphone

 Business has a phrase called “Barriers to Entry” meaning that depending on skill and money, some companies are easier to start than others. It is easy to start a bookstore on Amazon, it is very hard to start up a company to take on Cisco.

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U.S. Preps For Cyber War Games

The Department of Homeland Security is preparing to lead foreign governments, private companies, states and federal agencies in cyber war games.

 Starting next week four foreign governments, 18 federal agencies and 40 companies will take part in Cyber Storm II. The weeklong simulation is designed to prepare those participating for cyberattacks. The FBI, the Department of Defense, and the CIA are some of federal agencies that will be involved. 

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Google Says Malware Is a Growing Problem

Research by Google’s anti-malware team found more than three million unique URLs on more than 180,000 Web sites that automatically install malware.

Niels Provos

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Google Rolls Out New Email Security Services

Google has announced three new packages of email security products on the Google Apps platform powered by Postini.

Google Message Filtering, Google Message Security and Google Message Discovery. According to Google they will operate with any email system, including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange and Novell Groupwise.

Google Message Filtering offers basic spam filtering for any email server and is available for $3/user/ per year. For $12/user/per year Google Message Security provides email security and policy management for incoming and outgoing email messages.

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Google opens Postini services to public

Will a price as low as $3 per user offset concerns over Google providing email filtering and security as a third party to companies?

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Google Unveils Email Security Services

If this development centered on another subject, we’d wonder why Google labeled everything as "powered by Postini" – the phrase hints at a lack of corporate pride.  But openness is an important part of security, and Google’s message security and compliance services are trying to get off to a good start.

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SiteTruth Wants You to Know Who You’re Dealing With

It’s no wonder that your customers have learned to be a bit wary on the Web.

Spam steals their attention. Scams steal their money. Phishing steals their very identities. Some of your customers are relying on search engines to separate the wheat from the chaff. If your company shows up at the top of the search results, searchers assume that it’s because your company is reputable, but John Nagle thinks Google needs some help.

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The SmugMug Privacy Hole

There’s a massive privacy hole over at photo hosting site

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Microsoft: Vista (Comparatively) Invulnerable

Imagine that a company built a car out of foam.  Not a working car, of course – just a full-scale model.  And then that company started trumpeting stuff about having no safety-related recalls.  Well, Microsoft is proud to announce that Vista has fewer security vulnerabilities than its competitors.Microsoft: Vista (Comparatively) Invulnerable

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Security Issues Discovered at TSA Site

In what should be a warning to travelers and just about everyone on the Internet, a web site built for the TSA has been found to have significant security issues, endangering travelers, as well as the reputat

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MySpace Safety Efforts May Backfire

For someone who isn’t 17, I have to admit that I spend a fair amount of time digging around in MySpace and trying to understand how all the pieces fit together. Indeed, MySpace help is an an important element of my tech Q&A blog too (where I offer tech support and, specifically myspace help).

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MySpace’s Principles for Social Networking

As promised, MySpace makes a big announcement today about “Internet safety.” And no, it has nothing to do with not tripping over your power cord.

Naturally, MySpace’s Internet safety announcement is about increasing privacy and safety for its minor members. ReadWriteWeb reports that the updated features will include:

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Big Brother Wants Your Email Access

A disturbing report via National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell says Big Brother (that’s the US government and its NSA if you haven’t been keeping up) wants access to any email, file transfer and Web search. Their main ally so far in the security game: AT&T.

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Beware of New MySpace Malware

Security Watch is reporting a new MySpace security issue that could reasonably make someone’s day unhappy. The idea behind the hack is to send an authentic looking patch from Microsoft to a person’s computer, once they have clicked on a link to view a person’s profile.

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Google Hacking Not Fun For You

Securing one’s server is a waste of time if someone leaves a spreadsheet full of usernames and passwords where it can be found with a public search.

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Most Email Was Spam In 2007

Spam comprised 95 percent of all email traffic in 2007 according to anti-spam company SpamStopsHere.

Spammers experimented with attaching encoded messages in a variety of file formats including MP3, Zip, Excel, Word and PDF. MP3 spam proved to be short lived. Spammers attached MP3 files named after popular songs and artists. When a recipient opened the attachment an electronic voice delivered a message promoting a stock for a particular company.

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Talk Show Host Gets Bank Account Hacked

Hackers turn the tables on the talk show host “Top Gear” who made an outrageous claim that no one could do anything evil if their banking information was stolen.

The humor part comes in that when he checked his bank account, someone had done a 500 pound (1000 dollar) donation to diabetes UK.

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Social Networking Sites Attractive To Scammers

Social networks are set to become targets of cyber criminals in the coming year according to security experts.

Experts in the field say that the intimate nature of the sites makes people willing to share personal information and become more vulnerable to attacks.

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Trojaned! Google Ads Attacked

A nefarious Trojan file that replaces Google’s contextual text advertising with ads from a different provider could sneak into an unprotected machine.

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Consumers Unaware Of Online Security Threats

Over half of computer users believe they are protected against online threats like spyware, viruses and hackers actually have little or no online protection according to a study by research firm iTracks conducted for Verizon.

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Google Earth Powers Alabama Security Tool

It’s been in the works for at least five months, and Governor Bob Riley has now unveiled the Alabama Department of Homeland Security’s “Virtual Alabama,” in which Google Earth will serve a pivotal function.

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Sites Tied To Al Qaeda On The Rise

There are around 5,600 Web sites around the globe dedicated to spreading al Qaeda’s message with 900 more popping up each year according to a Saudi researcher.

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Social Websites Challenged By Spam

Just as social sites start to gain or build their target audiences, spammers may rush in and ruin those initiatives.

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Banner Ads Used as Hacker Tools

Legitimate sites and their users have been dealing with a rash of malware being spread by banner ads, from Monster to MLB (Major League Baseball) NHL (National Hockey League) and other sites that are delivering malware.

While the Monster dot com exploit is well known news, the MLB and NHL sites are not well known, but used a similar way of purchasing advertising on a web site, and then using that advertising to deliver malware to customers as shown in the video below.

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Extra Security Makes Online Bankers Nervous

In an effort to protect customers against fraud like phishing, banks have added extra security features for people who bank online.

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