Browsing Category: Social Engineering

[img_assist|nid=2328|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Web servers, FTP servers, and even SSL servers
are becoming prime targets for botnet operators, not as command and
control servers or as pure zombies, but more as a place to host their
malicious code and files, or in some cases to execute high-powered spam
runs. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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[img_assist|nid=2304|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]On Tuesday, clicking on the illustration on Google’s front page commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Esperanto’s creator L. L. Zamenhof, generated an awful lot of malicious search results — taking visitors to dodgy advertisements or pages that tried to trick visitors into thinking their computers were infected and paying for fake antivirus software. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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[img_assist|nid=2289|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A SQL injection flaw has been discovered in Rockyou.com – a social networking application development website used by app developers for Bebo, Facebook and Myspace; The flaw could have allowed hackers access to the 32 million usernames and passwords. Read the full article. [eWEEK Europe]

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[img_assist|nid=2228|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]A large scale SQL injection attack has injected a malicious iframe on
tens of thousands of susceptible websites; The
injected iframe loads malicious content from 318x.com, which eventually
leads to the installation of a rootkit-enabled variant of the Buzus
backdoor trojan. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]

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