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Possible Android based fake applications

 January 12, 2010

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New Google Android based mobiles phone are being released one by one and the trend of fraudulent android applications has started to surface.Among the several applications that were available on Android Market, it was observed that few moblie banking applications were providing the facility of just connecting the user to...

BANK OF INDIA -Beware of fraudulent emails

 October 13, 2009

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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...

Delphi Source code Infector

 August 17, 2009

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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

Microsoft Updates

 March 10, 2009

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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...

Firefox 3.0.7 released

 March 4, 2009

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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

Microsoft Updates

 February 10, 2009

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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...

Sighting of Kido Worm

 January 14, 2009

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The worm spread by exploiting the RPC vulnerability MS08-067, It also attempted to brute-force user passwords when connecting to the ADMIN$ share of systems on the local network.

Microsoft Updates

 January 13, 2009

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Overview of the January 2009 Microsoft patches and their status. MS09-001 Vulnerabilities in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution.

DNS poisoning vector

 January 7, 2009

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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

Christmas Ecard Malware

 December 25, 2008

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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.