Hackers who have been sharing information publicly on Facebook about how to break into computer systems have had their pages shut down for the second time in a month.
Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION credit cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?
A Romanian carding crew allegedly made off with half a million Aussie credit card numbers, racking up charges averaging more than $1000 each on 30,000 of them.
Half a MILLION cards from Australia. And the crooks didn't even need to leave Romania. How could THAT have happened?
The Albania Pirate Group has had its Facebook page shut down by the social network, after stolen passwords were exchanged between 600+ members.
Leaving RDP open to the internet is a little bit like giving a visitor a seat in the corner of your server room and saying, "I'll just leave you here while I go for lunch. Don't touch anything, will you?"
What could possibly go wrong?
It's Patch Tuesday and there are a bunch of critical advisories this month for Internet Explorer, RDP, Windows, Adobe Flash Player and Oracle Java.
In this week's episode John Shier joins Chet to discuss the review of electronic device usage on airplanes by the FAA, the arrests of the Carberp malware authors, the worm danger from the MS12-020 RDP vulberability and whether the time has come for encrypting more than just laptops and USB drives.
SophosLabs has seen proof-of-concept code on Chinese websites which attempts to exploit the recently announced Microsoft RDP vulnerability.
Patch your copies of Windows now.
Listen up, this one is serious.
There is a critical vulnerability in many versions of Windows, which could be exploited to spread a worm automatically between vulnerable computers.
The Morto worm is making the headlines, targeting Windows networks with poorly-chosen weak passwords.
SophosLabs has only received a small number of reports of the worm being seen in the wild.