MS12-004 Early malware attacks starting to appear in wild

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Trend Labs documents early developments for malware attacks that exploit the Windows Media Player vulnerabilities patched under MS12-004 during the Microsoft January updates.  Corporate and Home users should patch promptly and avoid all suspicious objects offered in email or websites MS12-004 Early malware attacks starting to appear in wild http://blog.trendmicro.com/malware-leveraging-midi-remote-code-execution-vulnerability-found/ MS12-004 is rated as a […]

Facebook – Do not install What Does your Name mean application

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The security firm Facecrooks documents a new scam circulating What does your name mean? Find out here – Facebook Scam http://facecrooks.com/Scam-Watch/what-does-your-name-mean-find-out-here-facebook-scam.html QUOTE: What does your name mean? Find out Here – >  Installing the application gives the developer access to your basic information. You are also asked on the next screen if you would like […]

Android Counterclank BotNet – Over 1 million downloads

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The new Android Counterclank BotNet has been downloaded over 1 million times and may have infected a large number of users: Android Counterclank BotNet – Over 1 million downloads http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/none/293451-millions-download-new-trojan-discovered-in-android-market QUOTE:  Symantec has discovered a new Android botnet that is still thriving in the Android Market and has already been downloaded several million times this year. The […]

Spam email – may infect some PCs without opening attachments

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Users should avoid spam messages titled as “Banking security update” and in general be careful with all Spam email messages. A sophisticated HTML based attack has surfaced which uses a malicious JS agent.  Plain text viewing of email messages may also improve user safety. Getting infected just got a whole lot easier, researchers say http://www.darkreading.com/security/attacks-breaches/232500660/new-drive-by-spam-infects-those-who-open-email-no-attachment-needed.html […]

Symantec PC Anywhere – Please patch for critical vulneratilities

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The ISC rates these vulnerabilities with their highest “PATCH NOW” rating Symantec PC Anywhere – Please patch for critical vulneratilities http://isc.sans.edu/diary/pcAnywhere+users+patch+now+/12463 QUOTE: Symantec released a patch for pcAnywhere products that fixes couple of vulnerabilities, among which the most dangerous one allows remote code execution. You can see Symantec’s advisory here.  Now, for last couple of […]


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