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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Microsoft Warns of Conficker Worm Threat
Microsoft Warns of Conficker Worm Threat
The latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) has complied new data taken from over 600 million systems worldwide, and has found that iterations of the Conficker worm have appeared on roughly 220 million computers over the past 2.5 years. This makes Conficker one of the most substantial ongoing, broad-based threats to enterprises.
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The State of IT Security [Infographic]
The State of IT Security [Infographic]
We all know about threats to the valuable data we store everyday, we hear about them all the time. There's always some anonymous hacker shutting down a website, or publishing someones private data. It's just something that has become part of living in the age of information. After all, you can't have so much information so readily available and not have it fall into the wrong hands once in awhile.
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Internet Explorer 9.0.6 Now Available, Fixes Security Flaws
Internet Explorer 9.0.6 Now Available, Fixes Security Flaws
I remember just a few years ago when Internet Explorer was the laughing stock of the browser community. It lacked the functionality that other browsers had while lacking even basic security functions. It's what led to the impression that IE was a virus haven, but Microsoft has made great strides in making IE a more attractive and secure browser. The new update today only reaffirms that.
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New Variant of Flashback Malware Exploits Unpatched Java Vulnerability in Macs
New Variant of Flashback Malware Exploits Unpatched Java Vulnerability in Macs
A new variant of the Flashback trojan has appeared, exploiting a Java vulnerability found in Macs. Cyber security firm F-secure announced this discovery via its blog today.
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