Archive for January, 2010

Trophy in the Rogue Hall of Shame

Trophy in the Rogue Hall of Shame

Most rogues do their dirty work by using an overwhelming number of detections (some, and maybe most, are false positives) to scare a novice into purchasing the rogue to remove what was either not there in the first place, or is trivial (like a tracking cookie or a missing help file). Some like the one […]

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Ralph Kramden 3D TV is Here!

If you were a Honeymooners fan back in the day, you can relate to this article. The very first episode called “TV or Not TV” dated October 1, 1955, Ralph and Norton buy a TV together. The only reason this joint venture happened in the first place, was because Edward Norton couldn’t afford to buy […]

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Yahoo! Updating Search

Yahoo! Updating Search

Attention SEO Warlords and Poachers! Have you noticed any changes in Yahoo’s search lately? If not, than you are too consumed by Mother Google and you may miss out on something that could help you and your clients. From the Yahoo! Blog: The Yahoo! Search engineering teams are rolling out updates to crawling, indexing, and […]

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SpamAssassin 3.3.0 Released

SpamAssassin 3.3.0 Released

It has been a long time since the last release of SpamAssassin back in May of 2007. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced the availability of version 3.3.0 of the SpamAssassin spam filter. SpamAssassin is an open source project that serves as an email filter to identify Spam. SpamAssassin uses a variety of mechanisms […]

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Immunet Protect by Community

Immunet Protect by Community

Immunet Protect is a free AntiVirus solution that leverages intelligence from a global community to protect everyone else from virus threats and malware in real time. It’s more than a localized solution, it is global community collaboration (digitally). What does this mean? You can now leverage the computers of your friends, family and a worldwide […]

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Twitter Vulnerability Discovered

This vulnerability could have opened a door for hackers to steal user login information. This flaw was discovered by a security researcher who has asked the social media company to fix the problem. Twitter has temporarily disabled one of the features on its website after a security researcher warned of a programming flaw that left […]

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Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

I may be late to the dance on this one and I am probably not the only one. Panda Security’s popular free antivirus, Panda Cloud Antivirus has passed Microsoft’s quality checks and is now Windows 7 certified for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. About Panda Cloud Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus is the first antivirus especially […]

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Zero Day Exploit Explained

Zero Day Exploit Explained

Are you familiar with Zero Day Exploits? Do you know the dangers of a Zero Day Exploit? I was approached about the subject from one of my social network friends and I thought it would be best to share this information with everyone. A zero-day exploit is when someone takes advantage of a security vulnerability […]

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Beware of Tax Refund Scams

Beware of Tax Refund Scams

It’s tax season and for some tax payers, it means extra money from Uncle Sam. But it’s the time of year that cybercriminals will begin their onslaught of phishing scams to get tax payers to provide their personal information. Beware of phishing scams in which these cybercriminals are posing as IRS agents or other legitimate […]

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Beware of Haiti Relief Scams

Beware of Haiti Relief Scams

Cybercriminals are at it again, but this time they’re taking advantage of people during a tragedy to make money. It’s sad to think we have people like this that walk amongst us. The country of Haiti is in shambles, without electricity or phone service, tangling efforts to provide relief. We all need to help, but […]

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Uniblue Offering Rogue Software?

Uniblue Offering Rogue Software?

An email from Uniblue to a colleague offering payment for placing a Uniblue link on his site has prompted me to come out of lurk mode and resurrect the Uniblue discussion. This has been discussed before . . . if you do a search on “Uniblue” here on WOT, you’ll get 8 hits. Uniblue has […]

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XP Users Update Flash Player Now

XP Users Update Flash Player Now

Once again Microsoft issued a warning that users who are currently using the default Adobe Flash Player 6 that comes preloaded in XP to upgrade now! The Adobe Flash Player 6 that ships by default in Windows XP is vulnerable to multiple code execution vulnerabilities that could lead to PC takeover attacks, according to the […]

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