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Microsoft Issues Security Fix to address Trojan Duqu

Microsoft Issues Security Fix to address Trojan Duqu | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Microsoft, within its most recent Patch Tuesday May 2012 cycle, released MS12-034 that rectifies the vulnerability that was exploited by the Duqu malware.

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New P2P Zeus Variant targets popular sites with Bogus Offers

New P2P Zeus Variant targets popular sites with Bogus Offers | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"New Zeus variant uses clever social engineering to get Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail users to give up debit card data."

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The Essential Factor to keeping your system safe—anti-malware software

The Essential Factor to keeping your system safe—anti-malware software | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Being assertive when it comes to protecting your network is an essential part of keeping your computer safe. It’s imperative that you opt for a reliable, effective and trusted name in the industry.

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Syrian government "using malware to spy on activists"

Syrian authorities using fake Skype encryption malware to spy on anti-government activists.

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Fake Facebook app leads to possible Android malware

Fake Facebook app leads to possible Android malware | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Users of mobile devices running Google's Android OS were warned over the weekend against a new fake app of the social networking giant that may lead to potential Android malware.

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Understanding SQL Injection

Understanding SQL Injection | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Understanding SQL injection attacks - how they are performed & precautions that can be taken.
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Writing Malware Reports

Writing Malware Reports | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"If for whatever reason you aren't sure what to put in your malware reports, read this."

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Chinese firm ZTE confirms backdoor in their Score Android phone

Chinese firm ZTE confirms backdoor in their Score Android phone | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

ZTE admitted that it had placed a backdoor account with a hardcoded password, which is easily found online.  The backdoor was used by the company to remotely update its firmware, according to Reuters. But its existence would also allow anyone else with knowledge of the password to access a Score phone and gain root access.

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Wikileaks has been under DDoS attack for the last three days

Wikileaks has been under DDoS attack for the last three days | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay is down. Wikileaks is down. Visa was down. Are all these Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks a coincidence?
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Information Services Group Joins Cloud Security Alliance - Dark Reading

Information Services Group Joins Cloud Security Alliance - Dark Reading | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Dark Reading is the premier online resource helping information security professionals manage the balance between protection and access.
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FBI warns travelers of drive-by malware downloads via hotel internet connections

FBI warns travelers of drive-by malware downloads via hotel internet connections | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning travelers to watch out for malware that comes through hotel Internet connections. Here's how it works."

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Hands-on with five Anti-Virus apps for the Mac

Hands-on with five Anti-Virus apps for the Mac | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

The Flashback flare-up happened less than a year after another malware spike, which came in the form of fake antivirus app Mac Defender.

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Conficker Or Death

Conficker Or Death | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
Debunking myths, analyzing trends and sharing best practices in IT security and compliance.
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Pre-installed antivirus program highlights Windows 8 security features

Pre-installed antivirus program highlights Windows 8 security features | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Windows 8 will come with an upgraded version of the anti-spyware app Windows Defender.  It will also have better download screening, using a SmartScreen filter like that in IE9, to help detect and block malware.

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Security, Cloud key to Nuclear Security Agency's new IT Infrastructure

Security, Cloud key to Nuclear Security Agency's new IT Infrastructure | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Security, mobility and social networking are driving a new vision within the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) that's led the department to embrace cloud computing.

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Android: Debdroid + backtrack5

Android: Debdroid + backtrack5 | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Debdroid is a fully functional Linux-Android chroot solution. With the ability to set the Distro, you are able to run any distro built for ARM.  Tested with Backtrack 5, Debian Squeeze, Ubuntu, Arch etc.

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Details of the security content of OS X Lion v10.7.4 and Security Update 2012-002

Details of the security content of OS X Lion v10.7.4 and Security Update 2012-002 | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

This document describes the security content of OS X Lion v10.7.4 and Security Update 2012-002.

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Android malware "charges for free apps"

Android malware "charges for free apps" | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

The article points out, for example, that a game usually would not require the ability to send SMS messages. If you are uncomfortable with the permissions required by any apps, from any source, you should opt not to install them.

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How to execute a Client-Side Exploit with Metasploit and Backtrack5

How to execute a Client-Side Exploit with Metasploit and Backtrack5 | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"Client-side attacks are special types of attacks that mainly target Client Side Applications, e.g. Web Browser, Download Client, etc."

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The Best Information Security Advice

The Best Information Security Advice | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"Debunking myths, analyzing trends and sharing best practices in IT security and compliance."

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ZERO DAY A film about cybercrime and threats to the Internet

The dark side of the Internet seen from inside Facebook.
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Microsoft Security Blog: IT Consumerization

Microsoft Security Blog: IT Consumerization | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it
The official Microsoft Security Blog provides in-depth discussion of security, cybersecurity and technology trends affecting trust in computing, as well as timely security news, trends, and practical security guidance.
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Android malware families nearly quadruple from 2011 to 2012 - ZDNet (blog)

Android malware families nearly quadruple from 2011 to 2012 - ZDNet (blog) | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"F-Secure has found that between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012, the number of Android malware families has increased from 10 to 37, and the number of malicious Android APKs has increased from 139 to 3,069."

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Last 72 hours of Security News

Last 72 hours of Security News | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

"Security News and more - packetstormsecurity.org"

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Data-stealing malware now masquerades as Chrome installer

Data-stealing malware now masquerades as Chrome installer | IT Security Unplugged | Scoop.it

Trend Micro said the malicious file, named ChromeSetup.exe and hosted even in domains like Facebook and Google, is detected as TSPY_BANKER.EUIQ.

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