New Bagle, new trick

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As reported on the F-Secure Weblog – First things first: admins, block http access from your network to endoliteindia.com.We saw a new Bagle run start tonight. As usual, it was started by posting a new, undetected downloader to one of the dozens of URLs the already-infected Bagle machines are constantly polling.The difference this time is […]

Anti-Virus Poll

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Users in the Security Forum at DSLreports have been conducting a poll of its users on which Anti-Virus package they use. Thus far, 594 votes have been cast. As of this listing, the following are the top 5 applications.:1) AVG – 122 (20%)2) KAV – 101 (17%)3) NAV – 98 (16%)4) Avast – 95 (15%)5) […]

F-Secure Messaging Security Gateway Sendmail Vulnerability

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Secunia Advisory: SA19450Release Date: 2006-03-29Description:F-Secure has acknowledged a vulnerability in F-Secure Messaging Security Gateway, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. For more information:SA19342 The vulnerability affects the following platforms: * F-Secure Messaging Security Gateway, X200 * F-Secure Messaging Security Gateway, P600 and P800Solution:Hotfixes have been distributed automatically by the […]

S’kiddies get into spyware for just $15

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A Russian website is selling a DIY spyware kit, called WebAttacker, for around $15 a throw. The site, which proudly boasts of its creator’s credentials in the scumware industry, also offer technical supporter to potential buyers. The kits come in a script kiddie friendly form with code designed to make the task of infecting computers […]

Neighborhood watch for phishing launches

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CastleCops and Sunbelt Software Announce Anti-Phishing Task Force; Companies Join Forces to Give the Public a Resource to Report and Stop Phishing Scams CLEARWATER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 27, 2006–CastleCops, a globally oriented security and privacy site, and Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, announced today a new anti-phishing task force designed to help […]

Internet Explorer Unspecified Automatic .HTA Application Execution

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Secunia Advisory: SA19378Release Date: 2006-03-27Software: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.xDescription:Jeffrey van der Stad has reported a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system. The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when handling .HTA applications and allows execution of the .HTA application on the user’s system […]

InfoCon Returning to Green

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From the Handler’s Diary, Published: 2006-03-24,Last Updated: 2006-03-25 00:24:21 UTC by Deborah Hale (Version: 1) We have decided to return the InfoCon to green for the start of the weekend.  We feel that everyone that is going to has reacted to the latest exploit for IE and wanted to start the weekend in normal mode.  […]

Microsoft Security Advisory Notification (917077)

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Issued: March 24, 2006Security Advisories Updated or Released Today* Security Advisory (917077)   – Title:    Vulnerability in the way HTML Objects Handle           Unexpected Method Calls Could Allow Remote               Code Execution  – Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=63915  – Reason For Update: Advisory updated with information on                       limited attacks.Support:Technical support resources can be found at:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=21131

IE exploit on the loose, going to yellow

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From the Handler’s Diary, Published: 2006-03-24,Last Updated: 2006-03-24 04:01:25 UTC by Jim Clausing (Version: 1) Folks, as Lorna predicted yesterday, it didn’t take long for the exploits to appear for that IE vulnerability.  One has been making the rounds that pops the calculator up (no, I’m not going to point you to the PoC code, […]

Researcher Says Intel Macs Could Invite More Exploits

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As reported on CRN, Apple’s switch from PowerPC to Intel-based Macs could lead to more attacks and cross-platform exploits, according to some researchers and solution providers. OS X includes features that make it a target for malware, and the Intel-based Macs may be even more vulnerable than their PowerPC predecessors, according to security researcher Kevin […]


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