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November 2008

As Mumbai is under terrorist attack, like other major events, this one caught a lot of media coverage, which opens a door for people who likes to make money on tragedies like this. Over the last few days Internet community saw a spike on domains related to the Mumbai attack....
I-Worm.Downadup is using the vulnerability MS08-67 to spread, below is some of the details what we have analyzed so far. – The worm deletes user created System Restore points. – It attempts to contact w3.org, ask.com, msn.com…. – It generates random domain names to download payload, the name are generated...
A good news! Based on the investigative research of the Washington Post’s Brian Krebs, US-based McColo has been taken offline by their various upstream providers. The McColo network not only was a large source of spam, but also trafficked in malware. More info
Overview of the November 2008 Microsoft patches and their status. MS08-068 The NTLM protocol allows an attacking server to reflect credentials and use them against the client gaining the rights of the logged on user. MS08-069 Multiple vulnerabilities allow memory corruption (code execution with the rights of the logged on...
Adobe released a security update for Adobe Reader 8 and Acrobat 8, which cover 8 different vulnerabilities. For more details click here List of CVE’s addressed CVE-2008-2992 CVE-2008-2549 CVE-2008-4812 CVE-2008-4813 CVE-2008-4817 CVE-2008-4816 CVE-2008-4814 CVE-2008-4815 This set of vulnerabilities can lead to Internet Security options being changed, privilege escalation, DOS or...