Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 23, Softpedia – (International) Pharmacy spammers use Google Translate to evade spam filters. Researchers at Symantec discovered a spam campaign that uses Google Translate links to redirect users to rogue pharmacy Web sites. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Pharmacy-Spammers-Use-Google-Translate-to-Evade-Spam-Filters-370429.shtml July 23, Help Net Security – (International) Syrian hackers hit Tango, The Daily Dot. The Syrian Electronic Army hacktivist group breached a backup database belonging... read more.

  • July 24, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 23, Softpedia – (International) Pharmacy spammers use Google Translate to evade spam filters. Researchers at Symantec discovered a spam campaign that uses Google Translate links to redirect users to rogue pharmacy Web sites. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Pharmacy-Spammers-Use-Google-Translate-to-Evade-Spam-Filters-370429.shtml July 23, Help Net Security – (International) Syrian hackers hit Tango, The Daily Dot. The Syrian Electronic Army hacktivist group breached a backup database belonging... read more.

  • July 24, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 22, Softpedia – (International) Spam botnet StealRat uses 2 hijacked sites, 1 computer to evade detection. Trend Micro researchers identified a spam botnet dubbed StealRat which uses two compromised Web sites and one computer infected with malware to disguise spam emails and make them appear as if they were sent by the infected computer rather than a spam server. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Spam-Botnet-StealRat-Uses-2-Hijacked-Sites-1-Computer-to-Evade-Detection-370004.shtml July 22, IDG... read more.

  • July 23, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 22, Softpedia – (International) Spam botnet StealRat uses 2 hijacked sites, 1 computer to evade detection. Trend Micro researchers identified a spam botnet dubbed StealRat which uses two compromised Web sites and one computer infected with malware to disguise spam emails and make them appear as if they were sent by the infected computer rather than a spam server. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Spam-Botnet-StealRat-Uses-2-Hijacked-Sites-1-Computer-to-Evade-Detection-370004.shtml July 22, IDG... read more.

  • July 23, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 19, Softpedia – (International) EXPIRO file infectors distributed with Styx Exploit Kit. Trend Micro researchers found that the PE_EXPIRO family of malware was being spread by the popular Styx Exploit Kit. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/EXPIRO-File-Infectors-Distributed-with-Styx-Exploit-Kit-369502.shtml July 19, Softpedia – (International) GitHub disrupted by DDOS Attack – 7/19/2013. GitHub reported coming under distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack July 19, causing major service outa... read more.

  • July 22, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 19, Softpedia – (International) EXPIRO file infectors distributed with Styx Exploit Kit. Trend Micro researchers found that the PE_EXPIRO family of malware was being spread by the popular Styx Exploit Kit. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/EXPIRO-File-Infectors-Distributed-with-Styx-Exploit-Kit-369502.shtml July 19, Softpedia – (International) GitHub disrupted by DDOS Attack – 7/19/2013. GitHub reported coming under distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack July 19, causing major service outa... read more.

  • July 22, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: July 18, Softpedia – (International) Experts find sandbox bypass vulnerability in Java 7 Update 25. Researchers at Security Explorations identified a critical vulnerability in Java 7 Update 25 and previous versions that can be exploited with a known attack method. Details and a proof-of-concept were submitted to Oracle. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Experts-Find-Sandbox-Bypass-Vulnerability-in-Java-7-Update-25-369044.shtml Jul... read more.

  • July 19, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: July 18, Softpedia – (International) Experts find sandbox bypass vulnerability in Java 7 Update 25. Researchers at Security Explorations identified a critical vulnerability in Java 7 Update 25 and previous versions that can be exploited with a known attack method. Details and a proof-of-concept were submitted to Oracle. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Experts-Find-Sandbox-Bypass-Vulnerability-in-Java-7-Update-25-369044.shtml Jul... read more.

  • July 19, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 17, The Register – (International) Oracle releases July patch batch…with 27 fixes for remote exploits. Oracle released a quarterly Critical Patch Update containing 89 updates for various Oracle products, 27 of which are fixes for remotely exploitable vulnerabilities. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07/17/oracle_quarterly_patch_batch/ July 17, Softpedia – (International) Tumblr updates iOS apps to prevent hackers from stealing user passwords. Tumblr released a security update for its iOS ap... read more.

  • July 18, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 17, The Register – (International) Oracle releases July patch batch…with 27 fixes for remote exploits. Oracle released a quarterly Critical Patch Update containing 89 updates for various Oracle products, 27 of which are fixes for remotely exploitable vulnerabilities. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/07/17/oracle_quarterly_patch_batch/ July 17, Softpedia – (International) Tumblr updates iOS apps to prevent hackers from stealing user passwords. Tumblr released a security update for its iOS ap... read more.

  • July 18, 2013