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Adobe revamps Reader, Acrobat updater
The company plans to roll out a completely rewritten utility to prod users into staying current with the latest version of its ubiquitous software.
By: Robert Lemos 2010-01-06
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China sued over Green Dam code
A California company files a $2.2 billion suit against the People's Republic of China, two software firms, and seven PC makers alleging that China's filtering software copied its own product's code.
By: Robert Lemos 2010-01-05
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Zeus software behind one-in-ten botnets
Security firm Damballa finds do-it-yourself Zeus kits at the heart of a large number of botnets, spawning a third-party developer ecosystem.
By: Robert Lemos 2010-01-05
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Conficker infections drop overnight
People have one more reason to celebrate the new year: Nearly a million Conficker-infected computers disappeared overnight.
By: Robert Lemos 2010-01-04
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UltraDNS suffers attack, Amazon affected
The domain-name service provider saw an "abnormal spike" in traffic, which reportedly impacts Amazon, Wal-Mart and other retailers.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-28
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Lookout aims to lockdown smart phones
The startup firm plans to release consumer software to protect data from malware and thieves starting in 2010.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-23
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White House appoints cybersecurity advisor
The Obama administration selects Howard Schmidt, formerly of Microsoft and eBay, to be the nation's first Cybersecurity Coordinator.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-22
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Twitter investigates DNS hijack
The popular social network's domain name gets hijacked for part of Thursday night, routing users to another domain and a defacement page.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-18
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Limited attacks target Adobe Acrobat
Security groups acknowledge seeing attacks using an critical and unpatched flaw in the Javascript library of Adobe's Acrobat and Reader software.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-15
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SQL attacks take off in last year
IBM’s security team sees attempts to hack databases jump to about 600,000 attempts per day, from under 5,000 per day in May 2008.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-14
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