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Critical Adobe Flash Update

It’s the second Tuesday of the month and there are important updates being released. From Microsoft, of course, but also from Adobe. There’s a critical security issue in Adobe Flash Player 10.0.32.18 and earlier. It’s important that organizations deploy these updates before the Christmas holiday reduces IT staffing. Fortunately, this patch cycle is as early …

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New social engineering technique: use Microsoft support to sell rogues

Sunbelt analyst Adam Thomas came across this ugly new social engineering technique when he analyzed the DefenceLab rogue security product. It does the usual scare-ware stuff: a fake scan and fake “Windows Security Center” alert: Then it directs the potential victim to a Microsoft Support page, but injects html code into the page in his …

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