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The data breach apocalypse that wasn't - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Malware, spam and hacking - and not all bad news, either!

Watch 60 Second Security for Aug 9, 2014...

SSCC 159 - What can we learn from the "honeybot"? [PODCAST]

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For your listening pleasure!

Here's this week's episode of the Sophos Security Chet Chat podcast...

Albania Pirate Group thrown off Facebook for second time in a month

Albania Pirate Group thrown off Facebook for second time in a month

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?

Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION 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?

Facebook shuts down Albania Pirate Group, after stolen passwords shared

Facebook shuts down Albania Pirate Group, after stolen passwords shared

The Albania Pirate Group has had its Facebook page shut down by the social network, after stolen passwords were exchanged between 600+ members.

Monday review: the hot 20 stories of the week

Monday review: the hot 26 stories of last week

In case you missed any of these stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Microsoft RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol or Routine Darkside Probe?

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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?

Patch Tuesday June 2012 - Critical updates for IE, RDP, .NET, Flash and Java

Patch Tuesday critical fixes for July 2012

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.

SSCC 85 - FAA, Carberp arrests, RDP vulnerability and first HITECH fine

SSCC 85 - FFA, Carberp arrests, RDP vulnerability and first HITECH fine

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.

Proof-of-concept RDP vulnerability code discovered. Patch Windows now

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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.

Microsoft: Critical worm hole could be exploited within 30 days

Microsoft: Critical worm hole could be exploited within 30 days

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.

Morto: RDP worm of death?

Morto: RDP worm of death?

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.