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July 29, 2015 By ESET

ESET NOD32 Antivirus 8

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January 4, 2009 by

News to know: Windows 7; Twitter phishing; Apple; Floppies

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Jason Perlow: The bell tolls for your magnetic mediaRobin Harris: Long-term personal data storageAdrian Kingsley-Hughes: First reactions to Windows 7Windows 7 beta performance: How it compares to Vista, XPJason Perlow: Windows 7?

July 2, 2008 by

Microsoft to ratchet IE8 security another notch in Beta 2

Sometime in August, Microsoft plans to release Beta 2 of Internet Explorer 8. Yesterday, I spoke with Austin Wilson, Director of Windows Client Product Management at Microsoft, about some of the security-related changes due in this milestone, and got a preview of the changes announced today. Here are some details about what you can expect IE8 to do to block phishing attacks and minimize the risk from ActiveX controls, among other changes.

June 29, 2008 by

News to know: Phishing; Gates gone; Google; Hyper-V

Notable headlines:Dancho Danchev: HSBC sites vulnerable to XSS flaws, could aid phishing attacksTechRepublic: Most report their IT career has been better than they expectedMary Jo Foley: J Allard gets a new jobMystery explained: Why you have to reboot Windows so often Would Microsoft ever split itself up?

October 4, 2007 by

Internet Explorer 7 update: Now WGA-free

Microsoft has issued an updated Internet Explorer (IE) 7 release that no longer requires Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) validation in order to download. The company has refreshed versions of IE 7 for Windows XP Service Pack (SP)2, Windows 64 client/server, and Windows Server 2003 SP1/SP2. It also posted an update to IE 7 for Windows XP that resolves a phishing-filter problem with the browser.

June 27, 2007 by

Fake Microsoft security bulletin in the wild

If you (or someone you know) receives an e-mail about a zero-day exploit affecting Microsoft Outlook do not, under any circumstances, click on the links embedded in the message. It's a phishing scam folks. The Security Bulletin (MS07-0065) it points to doesn't exist. And just because it can never be said too often, I'll say it again here. Microsoft does not alert users to security issues via e-mail. Ever. That's what Windows Update is for.Details from Sophos are available here.

August 29, 2006 by

Windows patch and iPod exploited in e-mail scams

Fake Windows security patches and rogue iPod invoices have been making the rounds this week as spammers continue trying to fool people into installing Trojans on their PC.Internet threat monitoring firm Websense issued an advisory on Wednesday about a fake e-mail that encourages recipients to install a patch to fix a Windows vulnerability described in Microsoft security bulletin MS05-039.

April 7, 2006 by

Security Bites videocast

CNET's Joris Evers and CNET's Robert Vamosi discuss Windows pests coming to Macs, the endless stream of IE flaws, McAfee's purchase of SiteAdvisor, why phishing works and Microsoft's upcoming Patch Tuesday.

January 10, 2006 by

Windows flaw allows phishing without a hook

In an evolution of the phishing phenomenon, cyber-criminals are using the recently patched Windows WMF vulnerability to hook victims without needing the user to visit a bogus Web site.Around two years ago phishing attacks generally consisted of a badly worded e-mail that contained a link to an obviously fake Web site.

June 28, 2004 by

Gates called to account in Aust

Microsoft chairman and chief software architect, Bill Gates, detailed his vision and addressed some of the key threats facing the software heavyweight in a briefing with journalists on Monday, followed by a carefully-managed photo-opportunity/digital divide funding launch with Prime Minister John Howard. His appearance followed a series of summits earlier this month designed to boost user awareness of security issues.


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