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Microsoft patches 'Sons of Duqu' flaws

Microsoft has patched a number of software flaws that could have led to information-stealing attacks by Duqu malware, according to security company Qualys.One of the critical 'Patch Tuesday' bulletins, MS12-034, addressed multiple Microsoft products that were vulnerable to the Duqu data-stealing malware, Qualys chief technology officer Wolfgang Kandek said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 9, 2012 by

How Sophos helps Facebook

Sophos helps Facebook by providing the social network with information on malicious and scam links that are spreading on the service, and the Internet as a whole. Facebook can then kill them.

May 3, 2012 by

Twitter acquires ad security company Dasient

Social networking firm Twitter has acquired Dasient, a web and ad-scanning security company.California-based Dasient, which provides website and advertising anti-malware scanning technology through its Malware Analysis Platform, announced the acquisition in a blog post on Monday.

January 24, 2012 by

Bing ad serves malware to would-be Google Chrome switchers

The criminal gangs that specialize in malware love search engines, because they represent an ideal vector for getting Windows users to click on links that lead to potentially dangerous Trojans. The latest attack targets ads, and the social engineering is frighteningly good.

August 8, 2011

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