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Adobe reveals details of two-month-old server intrusion

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Adobe warned today that an internal digital code signing server was hacked by "sophisticated threat actors" focusing on Adobe. The early-July hack led to the compilation of a minimum of two malicious files that were digitally signed and authenticated as Adobe genuine software. The hack gave the attackers the means...
Adobe reveals details of two-month-old server intrusion

AVG Internet Security 2013 Review: Adequate antivirus program gets a makeover

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AVG has given its Internet Security suite a makeover for the new year. AVG Internet Security 2013 ($55 for one year, as of 12/17/12) now has a pretty, Windows 8-style tiled interface, complete with large, colorful buttons that are optimized for a touchscreen. That said, it seems as if...
AVG Internet Security 2013 Review: Adequate antivirus program gets a makeover

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

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G Data InternetSecurity 2013 ($35 for one year, as of 12/19/12) is a comprehensive security suite with an excellent protection record: It blocked, detected, and disabled all of the malicious files we threw at it, and cleaned up 80 percent of infections in our system cleanup test. However, it's not...
G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

DNS records of Go Daddy sites altered to serve up malware that demands ransom from victims

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Cybercriminals have managed to alter the DNS records of some Go Daddy hosted websites. As a result, users visiting these pages are being infected with ransomware. For the uninitiated, ransomware is a very profitable type of threat which restricts access to the computer it infects, spamming the user with prompts...
DNS records of Go Daddy sites altered to serve up malware that demands ransom from victims

Chrome 17 released, will preload autocompleted URLs as you type

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Google has just released Chrome version 17, which brings several minor enhancements to the company's web browser— including a new web address preloading feature and improved protection against malicious downloads. The new Chrome introduces a preemptive rendering" feature that will automatically begin loading and rendering a page in the...
Chrome 17 released, will preload autocompleted URLs as you type

Hackers compromise Adobe server, use it to digitally sign malicious files

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Adobe plans to revoke a code-signing certificate after hackers compromised one of the company's internal servers and used it to digitally sign two malicious utilities. "We received the malicious utilities in the late evening of Sept. 12 from a single, isolated (unnamed) source," Wiebke Lips, senior manager of corporate...
Hackers compromise Adobe server, use it to digitally sign malicious files
Drupal.org resets login credentials after hack exposes password data

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

www.pcworld.com
G Data InternetSecurity 2013 ($35 for one year, as of 12/19/12) is a comprehensive security suite with an excellent protection record: It blocked, detected, and disabled all of the malicious files we threw at it, and cleaned up 80 percent of infections in our system cleanup test. However, it's...
G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface
Researchers Turn The Tables On A Hacker, Infecting His PC With Malware And Grabbing Video Of Him At Work
Android 2.3 Gingerbread targeted with malware more than any other mobile OS

Go Daddy blames phishing (not security hole) for some sites pushing malware, resets passwords

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On Friday, we wrote about how cybercriminals altered the DNS records of Go Daddy sites to serve up malware that demands ransom from victims. The company said it wouldn’t be able to get back to us till Monday, and now it has, mainly to say it is not at fault....
Go Daddy blames phishing (not security hole) for some sites pushing malware, resets passwords

Android is under attack: New malware threats tripled in Q2

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According to security research firm Kaspersky Labs, the volume of new malware targeting Android devices nearly tripled in the second quarter of 2012. Over the three-month period, the company found more than 14,900 new malicious programs targeting the platform. Nearly half of the malicious files were classified as multi-functional...
Android is under attack: New malware threats tripled in Q2
Android, Nokia smartphone security toppled by Near Field Communication hack
‘Flashback’ trojan virus found to affect 600,000 Macs

Researcher spies new Adobe code execution bug

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Download Manager + web flaw = threat A researcher has unearthed a bug in software used to install Adobe's ubiquitous Reader and Flash applications that can be exploited to remotely install malicious files on end user PCs.…Case Study: WhatsUp keeps Legoland turnstyles ringing...
Researcher spies new Adobe code execution bug

Drupal.org hacked with account info exposed, third-party software to blame, passwords must be reset

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The Drupal Association reported today that an individual or a group of them gained “unauthorized access” to account information stored on its Drupal.org and groups.drupal.org sites. The organization blamed malicious code uploaded through third-party software and says that while user information was exposed, no credit card information was stolen. Additionally,...
Drupal.org hacked with account info exposed, third-party software to blame, passwords must be reset
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