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The New York Times reports that it’s still out there and still mutating. So far, it’s continued to spread, but otherwise has given no sign of doing anything else. The Times claims that the AV researchers are impressed by the quality of the engineering that continues to go into Conficker, but that they still have […]
(Disclaimer: As Rob Rosenberger reminds us, this is the time of year for computer security hysteria in the media, so media reports must be taken with several pounds of salt. Both the Black Hat and DEFCON conferences are going on.) Reuters reports that a security researcher demonstrated a serious vulnerability in Mac computers. This one […]
Not that that is anything new. Reuters reports that Microsoft has announced that baddies are using vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office for Windows to recruit computers into botnets. The full story is here. An excerpt, including a link for help: Hackers take advantage of the Office vulnerability by booby-trapping websites with malicious code that loads onto […]
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A computer security consultant (has to be an irony there) got for years for creating botnets and was ordered to pay $19,000 in restitution. Read the story here.