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Ultrasonic more then bugs talking…….or “bab bios” or should it be sound gaps not air gaps

Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps Like a super strain of bacteria, the rootkit plaguing Dragos Ruiu is omnipotent.   Three years ago, security consultant Dragos Ruiu was in his lab when he noticed something highly unusual: his MacBook Air, on which he had just installed a fresh copy of […]

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Tools boast easy cracking of Microsoft crypto for businesses

Over on CNET News.com – Threats the post “Tools boast easy cracking of Microsoft crypto for businesses” contains this text: “ChapCrack and CloudCracker reveal sensitive corporate communications — including passwords — protected by the popular PPTP encryption protocol, which is based on an algorithm from Microsoft, a researcher says at Defcon.“

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Flame malware: So big, so overlooked | Security & Privacy – CNET News

Over on the post “Flame malware: So big, so overlooked | Security & Privacy – CNET News” contains this text: “ CNET News HomeReviews News Download CNET TV How To Marketplace Log In | Join CNET News Security & Privacy Flame malware: So big, so overlooked The most ‘complex malware ever found’ — Flame — […]

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New malware strain locks up computers unless ransom is paid | Security & Privacy – CNET News

Over on the post “New malware strain locks up computers unless ransom is paid | Security & Privacy – CNET News” contains this text: “ CNET News HomeReviews News Download CNET TV How To Marketplace Log In | Join Breaking news Oracle v. Google jury returns partial verdict, favoring OracleShare: CNET News Security & Privacy […]

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Oxford Muses on Mac Flashback: Worst Outbreak Since Blaster – F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab

Over on the post “Oxford Muses on Mac Flashback: Worst Outbreak Since Blaster – F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab”  <<< Wednesday, May 2, 2012 >>>   Oxford Muses on Mac Flashback: Worst Outbreak Since Blaster Posted by Sean @ 14:25 GMT | Comments So how bad was last month’s Mac Flashback outbreak and […]

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Microsoft detects new malware targeting Apple computers – Computerworld

Over on the post “Microsoft detects new malware targeting Apple computers – Computerworld” contains this text: “Skip the navigation Computerworld White Papers Webcasts Newsletters Solution Centers Events Magazine Twitter Facebook RSS Topics News In Depth Reviews Blogs Opinion Shark Tank IT Jobs More IT Verticals Security App Security|Business Continuity|Cybercrime and Hacking|DRM and Legal Issues|Data Security|Malware […]

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Windows Remote Desktop worm “Morto” spreading – F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab

Over on the post “Windows Remote Desktop worm “Morto” spreading – F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab” contains this text: ” <<< Sunday, August 28, 2011 >>>   Windows Remote Desktop worm “Morto” spreading Posted by Mikko @ 13:23 GMT | Comments We don’t see that many internet worms these days. It’s mostly just […]

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Enterprise Security Today | Pentagon Discloses Largest-Ever Cybertheft

  Over on the post “Enterprise Security Today | Pentagon Discloses Largest-Ever Cybertheft” contains this text: ” Pentagon Discloses Largest-Ever Cybertheft By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor July 18, 2011 7:50AM The Defense Department has revealed that 24,000 files containing Pentagon data were stolen from a defense industry computer network in a single intrusion […]

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Botnet Called ‘Practically Indestructible’ – Computerworld

  Over on the post “Botnet Called ‘Practically Indestructible’ – Computerworld” contains this text: “Massive botnet ‘indestructible,’ say researchers By Gregg Keizer July 18, 2011 06:00 AM ET1 Comment Computerworld – A new and improved botnet that has infected 4.5 million Windows PCs is “practically indestructible,” security researchers say. TDL-4, the name for both the […]

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Enterprise Security Today | Security Experts Warn of Microsoft Bluetooth Vulnerability

Over on the post “Enterprise Security Today | Security Experts Warn of Microsoft Bluetooth Vulnerability” contains this text: “Security Experts Warn of Microsoft Bluetooth Vulnerability By Jennifer LeClaire July 13, 2011 1:07PM There’s danger on the wireless front, in the form of a Bluetooth stack vulnerability. Amid an otherwise mild Patch Tuesday for Microsoft, security […]

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