ISP Shut Down By Feds

A federal judge has permanently pulled the plug on a California web
hosting provider accused of harboring a “witches’ brew” of pernicious
content on behalf of child pornographers, spammers, and malware
purveyors. Read the full article. [The Register]

DDoS Suspect Who Caused Conservative Havoc Charged

Federal prosecutors have accused a man of carrying out a series of
botnet offenses including attacks that brought down the websites of
conservative talking heads Bill O’Reilly, Ann Coulter and Rudolph
Giuliani. Read the full article. [The Register]

A CEO who publicly posted his Social Security number on billboards and
TV commercials as part of a campaign to promote his company’s credit
monitoring services was the victim of identity theft at least 13 times, a
news report says. Read the full article. [Wired]

Version 3.4.8 of the free Samba file and print server fixes various holes
including two denial of service (DoS) vulnerabilities which allow
attackers to remotely crash the Smbd service. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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