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Blackhole Malware Creator Arrested In Russia
2013-10-09 19:44:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online This week it was reported that Russian authorizes have arrested an alleged hacker, one who is believed to have been responsible for distributing the notorious “Blackhole” malware, which is widely used by cyber criminals to infect PCs. The European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, has confirmed the arrest of a “high-level suspected cyber criminal,” but did not provide further details. “I know it is true, we got...

2013-07-18 23:21:25

Many businesses simply don't realize, or refuse to accept, just how stacked against them the deck really is on digital frontier, but a recent New York Times article shines some light into those dark corners of the digital landscape that no one wants to imagine are even there. Exposing new weaknesses, or zero day attacks, is big business in the hacker underworld, "and the ripple effect can have devastating consequences for any business, institution or agency out there," says...

Another Day, Another Java Exploit
2013-03-01 20:52:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Almost as if on schedule, it´s been discovered yet another Java zero-day exploit is being used to attack computers. This exploit not only follows an extensive line of exploits just like it, it also follows a month riddled with a number of high-profile attacks against Twitter accounts and popular tech companies. If you haven't yet done so, this new attack should act as another reminder to completely disable Java from your...

2013-01-30 23:01:35

Rochester MI based [High Bit Security known nationwide for their comprehensive and thorough IT Security testing, posted the results of their 2012 testing, and the numbers aren´t good for US Businesses. Rochester MI (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 “In 2012 High Bit Security performed testing across multiple sectors,” said High Bit COO Adam Goslin. “It did not seem to matter what business the clients were in. Medical, Banking, Mortgage, E-Commerce, Software, Industrial...

New Malware Masked As Java Fix
2013-01-18 11:53:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a story that simply refuses to stop unfolding. Oracle recently released a “fix” for Java 11´s headline-bursting security hole. Now, TrendLabs says they´ve discovered malware disguised as this fix, likely opening up even more people to zero-day exploits. Java has been blamed for numerous malware attacks, sending security experts and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to encourage all...


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