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May 2011

Beware of ‘MACDefender’ fake Antivirus for MAC OS X !!!

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A new malware for MAC OS X is on the rise. Its being downloaded on the users machine via Safari. The malware appears to be deployed via JavaScript as a compressed ZIP file reached through Google searches. In its advisory over the issue, Apple said an administrative password prompt is...

Is your password weak?

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Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess password? Now is the time to fix that before it’s too late. Facebook, Orkut, Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail, Rediff and Yahoo are amongst the popular websites which are used by most of the people. And most of these...

Fake BitDefender 2011

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Fake BitDefender 2011 is a misleading security software that will mimic the legitimate program in order to deceive computer users. The real BitDefender 2011 can be downloaded from bitdefender.com web site and must be installed manually, while the rogue one’s will be dropped on to computers and be installed without...

Google fixing Android Wi-Fi security hole

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Google is working on fixing a hole in Android that can allow someone to snoop around on an unencrypted WiFi network and access the user’s calendar and contact data on Android powered smartphones. Google announced on 18,April-2011 that the flaw, which was first detected by researchers from the University of...

DNA e-newspaper website infected with fake antivirus

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Daily News and Analysis (DNA) is an Indian daily English newspaper published from Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur and Bangalore in India. We found that one of the pages from this e-newspaper site was infected with malicious script. Here is the screenshot of that page: The malicious script tag had been...

One more clickjacking Facebook attack – “First Exposure: iPhone 5” scam.

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Few weeks back it was Bin Laden execution video scam on Facebook and now its “First Exposure: iPhone 5” scam that is going around. Facebook users are fooled into automatically spreading spam by clicking on what looks like a link to a hot topic news titled as “First Exposure: iPhone...

Google releases Android 3.1 First Major Update to Honeycomb

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Google today announced its first significant update to Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Google will roll out the update to Verizon Xoom 3G users today, and to other Honeycomb devices over the next couple of weeks. Offering the following features for users and developers:- Open Accessory API. This new API provides a...

Do not view the Bin Laden execution video on Facebook.

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Today I got a mail from facebook that carried below message. It was about a new video about Osama’s execution exclusive from CNN. It was an email notification about a update on my Facebook wall by a friend of mine who had posted a link to Bin Laden execution video....

Telephone call scam – Phone call from technician claiming to be from Microsoft

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We had been reported by some of our partners and customers that they received phone call from technician claiming to be form Microsoft. It is basically a telephone call scam where the caller is trying to extract credit card details along with the password and other sensitive information. The caller...