RSA – How SecurID was compromised

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F-Secure documents a recent attack for one of the most secure authentication products, which was quickly corrected to resolve security issues RSA – How SecurID was compromised http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002226.html http://t2.fi/schedule/2011/#speech7 QUOTE: RSA was hacked in March. This was one of the biggest hacks in history. The current theory is that a nation-state wanted to break in to […]

Facebook – Hurricane Irene Scam circulating

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A new scam is circulating on Facebook: Facebook – Hurricane Irene Scam circulating http://blog.trendmicro.com/hurricane-irene-scam-hits-facebook/ QUOTE: Hurricane Irene surely turned New York City to “city that never sleeps” as it brought flood waters, knocked out power to more than 4 million people and was even responsible for at least 15 deaths in six states. What’s worse […]

Google – Fake Security Certificate in Wild

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Please be careful when accepting certificate updates as noted in the following security warning http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/google/287010-fraudulent-google-com-certificate-in-wild QUOTE: In early July, Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar issued a fraudulent SSL certificate for ‘*.google.com’. This certificate could allow a malicious web site, in conjunction with certain other techniques, to spoof any domain on google.com including mail.google.com.

Morto – New RDP Internet Worm manipulates weak passwords

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A new RDP worm is circulating on vulnerable systems with weak passwords: Morto – New RDP Internet Worm manipulates weak passwords http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002227.html http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Morto-Worm-Infects-Windows-Systems-With-Weak-Passwords-815241/ http://isc.sans.org/diary/Internet+Worm+in+the+Wild/11470 http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Threat/Encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?Name=Worm%3aWin32%2fMorto.gen!A http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/28/morto_worm_spreading/ http://blogs.computerworld.com/18870/morto_worm_spreading_fast_via_rdp QUOTE: A new worm, called “Morto,” has been infecting machines via Remote Desktop Protocol on Windows machines, according to security researchers. Morto is the first Internet worm to […]


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