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2007.03.08 Daily Security Reading

by on Mar.08, 2007, under Security

Herding the Mob

On the Web, we let strangers tell us who to trust, what to read, and where to go. Which means your good name can be worth real money. And reputation hacking can be big business.

SYN Flooded: Nothing To See Here

It is not always a good idea to assume the world is out to get you when a stray packet arrives at your doorstep.

How dangerous is Skype?

Skype expert Michael Gough examines the top five security misconceptions.

Microsoft WGA Phones Home Even When Told No

When you start WGA setup and get to the license agreement page but decided NOT to install the highly controversial WGA component and cancel the installation, the setup program will send information stored in your registry and the fact that you choose not to install WGA back to Microsoft’s servers.

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