Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=4627|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]European ministers are considering establishing a
new agency that would tie together law enforcement agencies and other
entities dedicated to fighting cybercrime. The Council of the European Union, composed of ministers from 27 countries, issued a document earlier this week calling for the European Commission to draw up a feasibility study on the idea. Read the full article. [IDG News Service]

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Categories: Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=4612|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]There is a cross-site scripting flaw in SharePoint 2007, Microsoft’s collaboration product, which could give an attacker the ability to execute arbitrary JavaScript code on a machine through a browser.

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[img_assist|nid=4613|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Almost a week ago, Twitter began warning its users about fake Twitter Support emails. Since then, a couple of variants of the email have surfaced, with small differences in the text (“unreaded messages”, “information messages”). Read the full article. [Help Net Security]

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[img_assist|nid=4617|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A data breach in the United States could cost
enterprises twice as much as the same breach costs companies in other
countries with less stringent disclosure and notification laws, according to Ponemon Institute research. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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[img_assist|nid=4606|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A Mesquite, Texas, man is set to plead guilty to training his 22,000-PC botnet on a local ISP — just to show off its firepower to a potential customer. David Anthony Edwards will plead guilty to charges that he and another man, Thomas James Frederick Smith, built a custom botnet, called Nettick, which they then tried to sell to cybercriminals at the rate of $0.15 per infected computer. Read the full article. [IDG News Service]

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