Hackers have exploited flaws in a popular
open-source advertising software to place malicious code on
advertisements on several popular Web sites over the past week. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Citing a rising tide of complaints from people
who unknowingly bought counterfeit software infected with malware,
Microsoft announced the launch of educational initiatives
and enforcement actions in over 70 countries to raise awareness of
counterfeit software and to protect consumers. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

Researchers expect Conficker to get worse in the coming year in a number of specific ways including the corruption on defensive systems, keylogging, DDoS, mass identity theft, and more. Read the full article. [Help Net Security]

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