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There seems to be a problem with Windows Live Messenger being abused to send spam messages, sometimes called SPIM. I have been noticing recently is that my hotmail mail box contains 1 mail from “Windows Live” having subject line as “A private message from [Your friend] on Windows Live” Usually...
Recent conviction of Peter Chapman for the murder of 17-year-old Ashleigh Hall where use of Facebook was prominent to lure the victim. Many such incidents which keep on happening every few weeks where there is use of technology like social networking websites makes us think as to something should be...
Microsoft has released its security bulletin summary for March 2010. This month Microsoft has released two bulletins, both of them are rated Important. Total eight vulnerabilities have been addressed in this month. The first bulletin addresses a vulnerability of Windows Movie Maker available with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows...
The online scammers have attempted a new trick shot. They are trying to boost their chances of a scam by capitalizing on the popularity of FIFA Football World Cup 2010 that will be held in South Africa from June 11, 2010 onwards. Today I received an email with the words...
Today I got 4 Bank of India phishing emails. As I had written a blog earlier the phishing attack on Bank of India is getting repeated every few days. Out of the 4 phishing attack emails that I received 3 were in English language but the fourth email was in...
I came across multiple emails in my inbox which were talking about my Paypal account being blocked. The mails had a subject line as “Your Papal account is suspended”. I immediately sensed it as phishing email. As earlier I had received emails indicating about payments that I made using Paypal...
Microsoft’s security team is investigating a security vulnerability reported at http://isec.pl/ by Maurycy Prodeus. The vulnerability is observed on operating system older than Windows Vista (i.e. Windows XP). In this, the attacker hosting a malicious website can remotely run arbitrary code by convincing the user to press the computer’s F1...