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“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

10 years of Mac OS X Malware

March 22nd 2014

Just sayin’ ;o) http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/03/21/10-years-of-mac-os-x-malware/

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XP end of life message

March 17th 2014

Interesting, I saw this dialogue today after updating an XP VM and restarting.  The VM in question has all update processes turned off. My understanding was that this dialogue would only appear if Windows/Microsoft Update was set to automatically check for updates… Of course everybody should use Windows/Microsoft Update and make sure all of their […]

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Android phones with fake Netflix malware pre-installed

March 5th 2014

Do you own the following products? If so, you might want to read this article… SAMSUNG GT-N8013 Galaxy Note tablet, SGH-1727 Galaxy S III phone, SCH-1605 Galaxy Note 2 phone, SGH-1337 Galaxy S4 phone, SGH-1747 Galaxy S III phone, SCH-1545 Galaxy S4 phone MOTOROLA Droid Razar, Droiz 4, Droid Bionic ASUS A Eee PadA Transformer […]

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For those of you who want to read the Kirsty Ross decision

March 5th 2014

http://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/140228rossorder.pdf

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300,000 routers hijacked

March 4th 2014

“So far, the attacks have hijacked more than 300,000 servers in a wide range of countries, including Vietnam, India, Italy, Thailand, and Colombia. Each compromise has the potential to redirect virtually all connected end users to malicious websites that attempt to steal banking passwords or push booby-trapped software, the Team Cymru researchers warned.” http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/03/hackers-hijack-300000-plus-wireless-routers-make-malicious-changes/

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Innovative Marketing update

March 3rd 2014

Innovative Marketin has been often mentioned in this blog over the years…. Here is the latest news – of course, actually getting money out of any of the parties involved is a different matter… http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/03/03/scareware-pusher-loses-appeal-against-epic-163-million-fine-poll/

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