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11/04/2010

Weekly Security News – November 4, 2010

1. Police To Get Facebook Lessons
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2.  Facebook discovers and "punishes" UID-selling developers
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3. Guarding Your Business Against Social Networking Hacks
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4. Spying app kicked out of Android Market
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5. Russian-Armenian botnet suspect raked in $140,000 a month
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6. Adobe Accelerates Patch Schedule for Critical Flash Bug
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7. Turkey reinstates YouTube ban
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8. Perverted Facebook hacker targeted women
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9. Five LinkedIn privacy settings you need to know about
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10. Police leak risks security catastrophe
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11. Where did all the Viagra spam go?
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12. Internet Explorer users warned of new zero-day attacks
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13. DDOS Attack on Myanmar Takes the Country Offline
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08/05/2010

Weekly Security News – August 5, 2010

1.   U.K. government nixes 'kill IE6' campaign
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2.   Facebook's 500 millionth member highlights risks
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3.   Summer holiday security checklist
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4.   63% consider international cyber-espionage acceptable
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5.   Hong Kong e-payment firm admits selling customer data
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6.   Seven myths about zero day vulnerabilities debunked
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7.   US Still Number One Malware Producer
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8.   Microsoft patches the critical Windows LNK vulnerability
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9.   Cyber War is not the Cold War
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10. China Called a Hacker's Marketplace
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11. Brothers admit spam campaign against college students
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12. DeepWater Horizon (BP oil spill) appears to be a control system cyber incident
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13. US at High Risk for Computer Attack
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14. Android wallpaper app stealing user data and sending it to China
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15. Turkish pranksters load Facebook Translate with swears
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06/28/2010

Flotilla Clash and the Social Media War

Since the Flotilla incident about 2 weeks ago, we’ve been witnessing many clashes over the net between both sides, especially between the Israelis and the Turks; most of which have been over the social networks e.g. Facebook.

Several Israeli websites have been hacked by Turkish hackers and political messages and pictures were planted instead of the original content.

In the last couple of days we started to see Israeli facebook accounts that were hacked by Turkish hackers, changing the profile pictures to the Palestinian Authority flag and to caricatures related to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. In some cases messages like “Free Palestine” were added to the status text of users whose accounts were hacked, and links to streaming movies about the Turkish army were planted.