Web Security

Microsoft Warns on Scareware Alerts

Microsoft is warning of a new type of scareware,
dubbed Rogue:MSIL/Zeven, which identifies a user’s browser–whether it’s
Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox–and serves up a nearly
perfect-looking version of the browser’s malware warning page. Read the full article. [Information Week]

A dangerous XSS bug surfaced on Twitter on Monday, and researchers have seen active exploits for the bug, which allows an attacker to steal the session cookie of a Twitter user with a simple click-and-you’re-owned technique.

The countdown to the saturation of the IPv4
address supply is now down to a matter of months: and along with the
vast address space of the next-generation IPv6 architecture comes more
built-in network security as well as some new potential security
threats. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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