P2P Security


Microsoft Report Exposes Malware Families Attacking Supply Chain

Less than a month after the Nitol botnet takedown, Microsoft has released data casting more scrutiny of supply chain security. In its latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR) for the first half of 2012, Microsoft has connected the most prevalent malware families involved in supply chain compromises, including malicious add-ons pre-installed on PCs by manufacturers, as well as pirated software available on peer-to-peer networks, and music and movie downloads.

P2P Networks Can Nab Private Medical Info

The personal health and financial information stored in thousands of
North American home computers may be vulnerable to theft through
file-sharing software, according to a research study published online
in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

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