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New Linux Distro Promoted as Anonymous-OS

A new Ubuntu Linux distribution is being marketed as “Anonymous-OS” and comes pre-loaded with tools for hacking and protecting anonymity online. However, it is unclear whether the new operating system was created by the anarchic hacking group, or even has its endorsement.

Adobe Zero-Day Targets Lockheed Martin

Adobe said a previously undisclosed vulnerability in its Reader and Acrobat applications was passed along by defense contractor Lockheed Martin, raising the specter of a targeted attack on the important military supplier.


Attacks
that use search engine optimization to push malicious pages into the top rankings on search engine results are on the rise in 2011, but new research from zScaler suggests that efforts to identify and block the pages are paying meager dividends.

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