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News, Security, Vulnerabilities

Enable Windows Authenticode signature verification

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-098 This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user or application runs or installs a specially crafted, signed portable executable (PE) file on an affected system. This security update is rated Critical for all supported releases of Windows. The …

General, Information Gathering, News, Privacy, Security

Tracking techniques are getting “deeper”…

As people are getting more and more aware of possible security risks, the well known surveillance firms find deeper and lower-level ways for getting access to your data. With just a few days difference, we are hearing about possible spying firmware on our hard drives and stolen encryption keys for our SIM cards! Pretty interesting… …

Brute-force, News

Global WordPress brute force attack

The last few days there is an on-going and highly-distributed, global attack on WordPress installations across virtually every web host in existence.  This attack is well organized and distributed. http://blog.hostgator.com/2013/04/11/global-wordpress-brute-force-flood/ http://blog.cloudflare.com/patching-the-internet-fixing-the-wordpress-br To protect your blog, remove default admin account and create a new one with a different username change your administrator password install a captcha …