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Conficker Worm Signatures to be Released

According to The Register the conficker worm will have a signature that admins will be able to use to find which machines might have the worm. Up til now the only way was to monitor traffic and with Conficker C that was impossible as it didn’t send any traffic on the network but was waiting for instructions on a certain day. Continue reading

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Important VMWare Security Exploit

Core Security has the full report but if your using VMWare Workstation, Player, or ACE on Windows there is a security exploit in the shared folders feature that allows a traversing of folders not being shared. According to VMWare until … Continue reading

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Scamers Get Scammed

I think this is hilarious. A group of scammers called Mr Brain provide different phising, scamming tools to would be scammers. The reason the groups scripts are so popular are their ease of implementation, some can be done in as … Continue reading

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Have you “Googled” yourself, I have

Apparently so has at least half of the rest of the users on the internet. As more of everyone’s lives are taking place online the amount of personal information online is also growing. With the explosion of social websites, such … Continue reading

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Why Companies Need IT

Companies and businesses will always need an IT department, why you ask. Because the people these companies hire just don’t care about security or just don’t know any better. A recent survey of employees revealed that at least 35% have violated IT policies put in place to protect company as well as customer’s data. Continue reading

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