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On Wednesday, #windows users – both home and #enterprise – started sharing details on a strange #update delivered by Microsoft. The update itself used a string of random characters in the description, along with resource URLs using a similar format pointed at .gov, .mil, and .edu addresses. On the Microsoft Answers community, a user posted […]

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By all measures, Java is the current title holder for the lowest hanging fruit in computer security. (And by Java, we mean JRE and its various browser plugins.) It wasn’t always so. How did it happen? Let’s review some highlights in the history of low hanging fruit. From 2004 to 2008: Attacks shifted from Windows […]

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About 900 million Windows computers get their updates from Microsoft Update. In addition to the DNS root servers, this update system has always been considered one of the weak points of the net. Antivirus people have nightmares about a variant of malware spoofing the update mechanism and replicating via it. Turns out, it looks like […]

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