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Pharma scams go global, reports find
Sellers of knock-off and fake medicines have moved from U.S.-centric businesses to global concerns, driving an uptick in spam.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-29
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Twitter warns of direct-messaging worm
Following a number of reports of compromises via a malicious link sent in a direct message, the social-networking service issues a warning to users.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-24
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Apple patches up iTunes playlist flaw
The consumer technology maker issues its first patch for iTunes 9, fixing a vulnerability that could allow remote attacks using specially-crafter playlists.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-23
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Social-networking sites short on security
Web 2.0 sites that allow user-generated content make up the majority of prolific malware propagators, says report.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-18
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Gonzalez pleads guilty to giant breaches
The 28-year-old Miami resident admits to charges of conspiracy, computer and wire fraud and aggravated identity theft stemming from the online breaches of major retailers and financial firms.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-14
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iPhone anti-phishing sigs only slightly delayed
Criticism of Apple's anti-phishing feature finds that the filter's delays are quickly fixed.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-14
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Old patch introduced SMBv2 flaw, says finder
Microsoft's December 2007 patch introduced a vulnerability in Windows' file-sharing software, claims the researcher who found the flaw.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-11
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Apple shutters flaws in QuickTime, iPhone
The consumer technology firm releases updates for both its multimedia player and its popular smart phone, closing some serious security holes.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-10
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Serious security bug found in Windows Vista
The same week Microsoft closed eight security holes, a researcher releases a critical crash bug that some researchers believe can be remotely exploited.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-09
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WordPress warns of wayward worm
The developers of the popular blogging platform advise users to keep their blogs updated as a worm makes its rounds.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-07
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