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Some user reported of receiving mail from BANK OF INDIA with subject line “BANK OF INDIA -Beware of fraudulent emails”. The Bank seem to be woken up by the recent surge to fraudulent emails targeting their users. The mail contains an attachment named “Take_Care_from_Phishing_emails.doc” which provides some Tips for safe...
A new virus infects Delphi installations. Infected program searches for installed versions of Delphi and modifies SysConst.dcu in each of them; old version is saved as SysConst.bak. After infection all Delphi projects compiled on this computer start infecting Delphi at every computer they are launched on. Current detected as W32.Induc.A
Overview of the March 2009 Microsoft patches and their status. 1 critical and 2 important updates MS09-006 Multiple input validation vulnerabilities in the windows kernel allow random code execution though the GDI component (WMF and EMF files yet again), and privilege escalations that allow random code to be run in...
Mozilla has released version 3.0.7 of Firefox. This release fixes several issues found in the previous version. The most critical item fixed is the problem of a crash causing memory corruption. For release notes click here
Overview of the February 2009 Microsoft patches and their status. 2 critical and 2 important updates MS09-002 Cumulative MSIE patch, adds fixes for multiple vulnerabilities that lead to random code execution with the rights of the logged on user Replaces MS08-073 and MS08-078. MS09-003 Multiple vulnerabilities allow code execution and...
The Internet Systems Consortium has released an update for all supported BIND 9.x versions. In this update a potential DNS poisoning vector has been addressed. The problem appears to affect only specific BIND configuration where DNSSEC has been enabled. Refer to the ISC BIND Server software Index
Beware of e-mails consist of a hyperlink to a “Christmas card”. If a user visits this site, he will see the following. The user will need to click on either button, get a Security Warning and will need to accept the fact that an executable is being run.
New Delhi, 11th December 2008: Quick Heal Technologies hosted Asia’s Premier Information Security Conference – Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR 2008 International Conference) for the very first time in New Delhi, India. AVAR 2008 was a unique three day event showcasing the latest technologies in Information Security and Anti...