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  • IE zero-day exploit being used in widespread attacks

    The number of attacks exploiting a yet-to-be-patched vulnerability in Internet Explorer has increased dramatically over the past few days, indicating the exploit is no longer used just in targeted attacks against particular groups of people.

  • Sex sites out, IT sites in for cybercrooks planting malware

    It's long been a tactic by cybercriminals to load up compromised websites with malware-laden links to snare victims, but instead of it being the sex sites as of old, the favored type of website now is for information technology, according to analysis in the Websense threat report out today.

  • Android: The Phone for Living Dangerously?

    An Asian boy approaches a man clad in black leather at an outdoor café in Chinatown. He whispers something in the man's ear. The man grabs his warrior of the future motorcycle helmet and speeds down the streets of San Francisco in pursuit of an armored car caravan. Explosions. Fireballs. Shuriken fly. Back at his lair, the marauder exposes the convoy's precious cargo: the <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/243328/motorola_droid_razr_review_thin_and_fast_but_short_on_battery_life.html?tk=rel_news">Droid Razr.</a> A title appears on the screen: Too Powerful to Fall into the Wrong Hands.

  • New Wi-Fi routers, cloud services simplify branch networks

    Aerohive Networks has unveiled a set of products and services for small, remote, or branch office <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">wireless</a> networking. The new "Branch on Demand" product line includes low-cost Wi-Fi routers, coupled with expanded cloud-based VPN termination and security services.

  • Open this malware or I'll sue you

    The latest social engineering trick to get victims to open malicious email attachments accuses them of being spammers and threatens to sue them if they don't stop.

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