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Security pros work to undo teacher's conviction
Researchers aim to recreate what caused a classroom PC to start displaying pornographic pop-ups, an incident that has led to four felony convictions for the substitute teacher involved.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-02-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11440

Vista raises the bar for flaw finders
Microsoft launches its latest operating system, Windows Vista--software that security researchers say will make finding exploitable vulnerabilities a lot harder.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-29
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11439

Fraud linked to TJX data heist spreads
Banks and retailers in the United States and Canada report an increasing amount of illicit transactions linked to a server breach at the company that owns retail chains in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-26
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11438

Bug brokers offering higher bounties
Private firms and government agencies will pay thousands to tens of thousands of dollars for original research on critical software flaws--no questions asked.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-23
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11437

Vulnerability tallies surged in 2006
Easy-to-find flaws in Web applications boosted--by more than a third--the number of security issues found last year, according to the major vulnerability databases.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-17
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11436

Spammers get bullish on stocks
Massive e-mail campaigns aiming to pump up penny stock prices may soon make up half of all spam on the Internet.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11435

Firms see drop in spam, fraud
Security companies note an unexpected 30 percent decline in spam and e-mail fraud in the last week, but the reasons behind the drop are not so clear.
By: John Leyden, The Register 2007-01-10
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11434

E-voting flaws put Florida in spotlight again
A Republican congressman gets seated in the U.S. House of Representatives, but without a bug in the electronic ballot, the challenger would have won, voting experts say.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2007-01-08
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11433

Bots, breaches and bugs plague 2006
Vulnerabilities, especially in Web applications, take off, while bot nets and their controllers cause a jump in spam, and data breaches continue to worry companies and their customers.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2006-12-27
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11432

Stock scammer gets coal for the holidays
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission puts a suspected Russian brokerage-account thief's money on ice, after he allegedly used illicit access to people's portfolios to drive up stock prices.
By: Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus 2006-12-22
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11431

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