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Team Gtron Discover New Virus... Print E-mail
Written by Rebecca Mints   
Friday, 08 February 2008 03:15

Team Gtron™ Discovers W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.ca in the wild. Attached is the McAfee Dat file. This file is not necessary after they update their pattern files.
Note:There is some debate on the naming and/or if this is a variance of an existing virus. We are currently working with McAfee to determine this information.

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Wordspew Plugin for Wordpress Print E-mail
Written by Rebecca Mints   
Monday, 04 February 2008 02:15

Wordspew Plugin for Wordpress "id" SQL Injection Vulnerability

[email protected] has reported a vulnerability in the Wordspew plugin for Wordpress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

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Severed Cables Disrupt Service Print E-mail
Written by Rebecca Mints   
Friday, 01 February 2008 23:13
Severed Cables Disrupt Service in Mediterranean and Asia (January 31, 2008) Two undersea communications cables in the Mediterranean - one near Marseilles, France and the other near Alexandria, Egypt - were accidentally cut on Tuesday, January 29. 
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Rock (Phish), Paper, and Scissors Print E-mail
Written by Rebecca Mints   
Friday, 01 February 2008 13:55

It’s another game of chance for Monster.com users: TrendLabs has just discovered a suspiciously-constructed URL that is possibly involved in a phishing attack against the said popular job-hunting site:

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Microsoft Excel Header Parsing Print E-mail
Written by Rebecca Mints   
Friday, 01 February 2008 13:51

Risk
High

Date Discovered
1/15/2008 12:00:00 AM

Description
Microsoft Excel is prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability. An attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application.

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