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Brazilian banking Trojan authors were able to sign their malware using digital certificate by using fake data.

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The typical phishing attack included creating a fake login page, storing them in a server and emailing the victim with the fake login page link. A new research paper from InfoSec student, Henning Klevjer shows how a hacker can create phishing attacks without the need for storing the fake login page.

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New Java vulnerability allows attacker to escape sandbox and execute arbitrary code on affected systems.

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Russian security firm Dr.Web has identified a new Trojan named BackDoor.Wirenet.1 which runs on both Linux as well as Mac OS X. This is the first ever cross platform Trojan that has been discovered to affect both of the aforementioned operating systems.

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A step by step tutorial on how to enable Dropbox two step verification.

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A look at issues of our current security infrastructure.

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It’s that day of the month when you have to fire up the Windows Update and install all of those very precious security updates. Microsoft and Adobe has released a number of updates for which is available for download right now.

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I’m sure you might have heard of the saying a picture speaks a thousand words’. It is indeed true. It is much easier to show your data in the form of pictures/infographic. But the problem with infographic is that it takes a lot of time and effort to create a good looking and information rich infographic. Infogr.am is a web 2.0 app that lets you create great looking infographic with ease.

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Here’s a tutorial on how to create your Outlook.com Email Address

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A fake op-ed written by someone masquerading as Bill Keller of New York Times managed to fool thousands of people including some of New York Time’s own staff writers.

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Dropbox users are complaining about a possible spam wave targeted at emails used to login to Dropbox.

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Reports are coming in that hackers have managed to hack into a Yahoo service and steal sensitive data of more than 453000 of its customers. According to a security firm, Trustedsec, who first reported the incident, the service that was compromised was Yahoo Voice.

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The final deadline for those affected by the DNSChanger to reset their DNS servers is getting nearer. But reports suggest that there are still more than 500000 computers that use the rogue servers. And, as the date reaches July 9th, all of the computers that still use the rogue settings will be cut off from the internet, as the FBI shuts down the temporary servers that were allowing them to connect to the internet until now.

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RebelMouse is a service that aggregates your social feeds onto one place.

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FBI has released details of an international operation directed at curbing card crimes. The operation, which is said to be the largest aimed at curbing card crimes, lead to the arrest of 24 individuals in 13 countries among which, 11 are from US.

Carding crimes include stealing of personal information such as credit card details, social security numbers, bank account details etc. and using them or selling them in order to make money.

The operation was a result of a two year undercover operation lead by the FBI. Of the 11 arrested outside US, 6 are from United Kingdom, 2 from Bosnia and 1 each from Bulgaria, Norway and Germany.

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