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Microsoft out-of-band patch today

Microsoft has posted advance notification that it will post an out-of-band security bulletin for Windows later today.US-CERT is quoting the Microsoft SharePoint Team as saying the bulletin will fix a recently reported vulnerability in ASP.NET that could allow an...

Halo Reach: Scams Galore

Halo Reach has been doing rather well since the game was launched last week. Of course, this means scammers have marked it as a target for shenanigans. I thought it would be a good idea to have a quick look at some of the most common pitfalls to avoid. I...

Indian jiggle dance video leads to malcode

It all started with a troll on Facebook. “SIngh Boobshow Dance” on YouTube. With a URL tacked on. Checking the connections to this site demonstrates an interesting “ephemeral” sort of advertising of a site that has malicious content available (whether intentionally or...

Browser cookies are becoming an issue

The New York Times is reporting a rising number of law suits against some major players because of their use of persistent web tracking:— Fox Entertainment Group— NBC Universal— Specific Media— Quantcast The Times said the suits are claiming...