[img_assist|nid=2521|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]The security researcher who created the MySpace XSS worm in 2005 has developed a technique that enables an attacker to accurately locate a Web user with GPS coordinates, without using IP-based geolocation.
Browsing Tag: malware
The American Bankers Association and the FBI are advising small and
midsize businesses that conduct financial transactions over the
Internet to dedicate a separate PC used exclusively for online banking as they ahve become targets of banking malware. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]
Threatpost editor Dennis Fisher talks about the implications of Howard Schmidt’s appointment, the story of the year in 2009 and what 2010 might bring for security.
[img_assist|nid=2423|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Microsoft is investigating reports of a new zero-day vulnerability in its IIS Web server software, and says that the flaw is a problem mainly on servers that are poorly configured.
[img_assist|nid=2415|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=120|height=76]Even the latest images in Google’s reCAPTCHA can be cracked with sufficient reliability to allow protective services to be exploited. Read the full article. [The H Security]
[img_assist|nid=2408|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Cybercrime affiliates of unlicensed pharmaceutical websites have begun
moving on from attacks purely designed to poison Google search engine
results, and are now targeting Microsoft’s web properties. Read the full article. [The Register]
[img_assist|nid=2402|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]By Dmitry BestuzhevThe day before yesterday, we saw reports about how search engine queries for “Brittany Murphy” returned sites containing links to malware. So it’s the usual situation, with the bad guys exploiting the death of a famous person, just like they did with Michael Jackson.
[img_assist|nid=2396|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]A new clickjacking attack has targeted Facebook users with photos and images posted in the comments section. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]
[img_assist|nid=2384|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Cybercriminals have already begun shifting their focus from websites to
file-sharing networks when it comes to dispensing malware, and will
continue with this trend throughout 2010 with more mobile malware to come. Read the full article. [Ars Technica]
[img_assist|nid=2382|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Intel has released a patch for its series of silicon-based security
protections after researchers from Poland identified flaws that allowed
them to completely bypass the extensions. Read the full article. [The Register]