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09/16/2010

Weekly Security News – September 16, 2010

1. ‘Stuxnet’ Worm Far More Sophisticated Than Previously Thought
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2. Report: More Than 1 Million Web Sites Serving Malware in Q2
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3. UK teen banned from US after sending threatening Obama email
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4. Houston, We Have a Problem - Spam Virus Hits NASA
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5. UK plans increased spending on cyber-security
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6. Global botnet offering DDoS services
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7. Crims use hacked email to steal house
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8. Malwarians at the Gate: Banks, Businesses and ACH Fraud
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9. A One-Stop Money Mule Fraud Shop
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10. Identity Theft Targets Hispanic Community
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11. Russia Uses Microsoft to Suppress Dissent
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12. Web threats are so prevalent that 65 per cent of online users have been hit by an attack, figures show.
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13. Rogue employees sell passport data of World Cup fans
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14. Hotel systems breached and card info stolen all over the U.S.
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08/19/2010

Weekly Security News – August 19, 2010

1.  Fake dislike button Facebook scam
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2.  Who is the typical Russian hacker?
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3.  BlackBerry gives in, to provide access to encrypted data
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4.  Resourceful attackers continue to make the web insecure
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5.  Most attacks on federal networks financially motivated
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6.  5 reasons IT pros should be paranoid
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7.  Security software market to grow 11% this year
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8.  Source of recent malicious malware campaigns
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9.  TICKET SHARKS: 60 000 names sold on the black market
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10.  Doherty Hotel’s database fraudulently accessed; 150 credit cards subject of probe
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11.  Hackers steal customer data by accessing supermarket database
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07/29/2010

Weekly Security News – July 29, 2010

1.   Middle East countries: the BlackBerry is a national security threat
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2.   One Breach = $1 Million To $53 Million In Damages Per Year, Report Says
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3.   Zeus bot latches onto Windows shortcut security hole bLNKing hell
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4.   Three arrested in connection with Mariposa botnet
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5.   Students trust high Google search rankings too much
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6.   Pirated Copies of StarCraft 2 Infected With Malware
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7.   P2P increasingly favored by malware attackers
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8.   Citi confirms critical bug in iPhone mobile banking app
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9.   Keeping Kids Safe Online
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10. Ways to Prevent Social Media Scams
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11. Georgian businesses targeted by identity thieves
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12. Half of young female users of Facebook can’t manage privacy settings: survey
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13. Microsoft Says No to Paying Bug Bounties
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07/22/2010

Weekly Security News - July 22, 2010

  1. Finally! A sandbox for Adobe Reader http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=9619
  2. Dell Ships Malware-Infected Server Motherboard http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/dell-ships-malware-infected-server-motherboard-072110
  3. Lack of computer security experts weighs heavy on U.S. cyber defense http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=9611
  4. 10 steps for safe web surfing http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=9598
  5. Attackers Moving to Social Networks For Command and Control http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/attackers-moving-social-networks-command-and-control-071910
  6. South Shore Hospital Breach Could Affect 800,000 http://www.databreaches.net/?p=12550&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
  7. Hacker fingerprints - the future of malware detection? http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=1406
  8. Hotels are Hotspot for Credit Card Fraud https://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/5525-Hotels-are-Hotspot-for-Credit-Card-Fraud.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
  9. MD: State employee posts nearly 3,000 SSNs online http://www.databreaches.net/?p=12553&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
  10. Top 12 spam-relaying countries http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=9593
  11. New virus targets industrial secrets http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9179298/New_virus_targets_industrial_secrets?taxonomyId=85