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2007.12.17 Daily Security Reading

by on Dec.17, 2007, under Security

Oak Ridge National Labs hit with targeted attacks

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) announced last week that more than a dozen employees fell prey to a “a sophisticated cyber attack”, exposing a database containing visitors’ personal information. enables anonymous web search

Web search site has launched a feature that allows users to delete data on their search queries.

Media player users beware – more vulns ahead

Attack code has already been released… codec used by older versions of Windows Media Player, made by Microsoft, and in AOL’s Winamp.

DNS attack could signal Phishing 2.0

Open-recursive’ DNS servers could redirect users to phishing sites, researchers say.

The ‘Malware Economy’ Evolves

Over the years, the criminal elements, the ones who are making money, making millions out of all this online crime, are just getting stronger and stronger. I don’t think we are really winning this war.

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