MS13-037 – Microsoft addresses IE vulnerabilities recently discovered in CanSecWest contest

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Microsoft has strengthened IE security for many of the vulnerabilities discovered during a recent security convention.  All home and corporate users should update their systems promptly with the May security updates. http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2013/05/14/ms13-037-addressing-pwn2own-vulnerabilities.aspx QUOTE: MS13-037 addresses a number of vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, several of which were reported to us by the TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) […]

Zeus Trojan returns in 2013 after months of inactivity

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Zeus (ZBot) is specialized trojan horse that data mines the infected user’s session for login credentials, bank account information or other sensitive information. Users should ensure their systems are free from malware while conducting banking or other sensitive e-commerce activities. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/malware/311889-zeus-trojan-makes-a-comeback-after-months-of-silence http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/zeuszbot-malware-shapes-up-in-2013/ QUOTE: The Zeus banking Trojan is back, with new code and capabilities, Trend […]

AV-Test May 2013 – BitDefender rated as a leading product

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Independent anti-virus test sites provide one valuable point of view in choosing an AV product, and it’s always beneficial to evaluate other sources of input as well. http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/311939-bitdefender-still-leads-the-pack-in-av-test-evaluation QUOTE: For a number of years German antivirus lab AV-Test rated antivirus products on three criteria: Protection, Repair, and Usability. Starting last month, they switched to Protection, […]


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