Month: December 2011

Internet Explorer to upgrade automatically, unless you say no

SophosLabs: Microsoft’s Ryan Gavin announced a new strategy to keep the web safe… Keep your Internet Explorer up to date. It is great news for Windows users who don’t appreciate the importance of staying up to date. Microsoft has been struggling with browser stragglers for years. They even ran their own campaign comparing IE 6 …

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Adobe closes Acrobat and Reader security holes

The H-Online: The first patches for the zero-day flaw in Adobe’s Acrobat and Reader applications, which the company confirmed was being exploited in the wild, have been released. The initial problem was caused by a memory corruption when processing Universal 3D (U3D) files, which could allow attackers to potentially take control of an affected system. …

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Visa looks into Eastern European security breach

SophosLabs: Visa is investigating a potential security breach that may have compromised payment cards of Eastern Europeans. Although Visa hasn’t disclosed which countries were hit, the Romanian state-owned CEC Bank has blocked and reissued 17,000 cards on suspicion that they had been compromised. CEC Bank said in a statement that “a number” of cards issued …

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Come join my forum

Hi Folks! I would like to invite you to join my forum, its a small forum for now but by the time it will get better, a link to my forum is available in in my TechBlog, LifeBlog or in my site, feel free to join and express yourself in whatever you like, feel free …

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Come join my forum

cross posted from Omid’s TechBlog. Hi Folks! I would like to invite you to join my forum, its a small forum for now but by the time it will get better, a link to my forum is available in in my TechBlog, LifeBlog or in my site, feel free to join and express yourself in …

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