Microsoft Security Updates – January 2012

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The first security update of 2012 is now available and should be promptly installed Microsoft Security Updates – January 2012 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-jan http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2012/01/10/january-2012-security-bulletins-released.aspx ISC Analysis (Two client vulnerabilities are rated as PATCH NOW) http://isc.sans.org/diary/January+2012+Microsoft+Black+Tuesday+Summary/12361 QUOTE: Today we are releasing seven security bulletins, one of which is rated Critical in severity, with the remaining six classified as […]

DDoS Attacks – Services for hire

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F-Secure highlights this unusual and illegal service Cheap Professional DDoS Service http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002296.html QUOTE: Now here’s something that you don’t see everyday, a YouTube video in which a young woman advertises DDoS services, with a smile.  “Hello, Hackers.” Please visit our website. Just $2 per hour… Also, easy payment options.

Android Security – Avoid Unlock your Phones Hidden Features scam

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F-Secure highlight’s a new social engineering scheme that leads to a malicious website and agents that can compromise Android security. F-Secure: Unlock Your Phone’s Hidden Features!… Not. http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002299.html QUOTE: Yesterday, we stumbled across this ad from an Android-related site. Clicking this led to a malicious menu entitled “Android Market”  The text above mentions that mobile […]

Facebook – Numerous security threats during 2011

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Sunbelt highlights a special study by CommTouch highlighting security exposures in Facebook, one of the world’s most popular sites.  Numerous social engineering schemes are developed to entice users to click on links that can compromise security. 2011: The Year that was for Facebook and Online Threats http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2012/01/2011-year-that-was-for-facebook-and.html QUOTE: CommTouch, an Internet security service provider, has […]


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