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Security concerns in the Web 2.0 world

Web 2.0, that silly overused label for what is basically a social, community-based web, has been the subject of some concern for security researchers (WebSense Veep Dan Hubbard describes it as “Web 2 dot uh oh”).  Dharmesh M Mehta shares those...

Hudson

Our building is a haven for pigeons.  And it’s no exaggeration — this building has had a major pigeon problem for years, and everything has been tried to combat the problem. Enter Hudson, our neighborhood hawk.  He lives in a tree nearby and...

Incidentally

That fake DNS trojan we blogged about earlier points to an IP range starting with 85.255. You can see what it’s been doing here.  Earlier this month, SpamHaus put it on their block list (here). You can see all kinds of familiar names there —...

Movie Time: DNS Changer trojan

Adam Thomas in our malware research labs took a video of a Trojan DNS Changer a while back. This is a piece of malware that uses rootkit technology and changes your Windows DNS settings. Its purpose is to redirect your search results in popular search engines. It’s an...