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Crackers latch onto year-old Windows token vuln

Crackers latch onto year-old Windows token vuln Track this topic   Print story  Post comment Unpatched bug features in multi-stage attacks By John Leyden Posted in Security, 18th March 2009 20:25 GMT Hackers have created exploits against a long-standing, unpatched Windows “token kidnapping” vulnerability. The appearance of attacks follows a year after security researchers Cesar […]

M*crosoft Offers $250,000 Bounty For Worm Authors

M*crosoft Offers $250,000 Bounty For Worm Authors The company has formed a cybersecurity posse with technology companies, academic organizations, and Internet infrastructure firms to dismantle the Conficker/Downandup worm’s infrastructure. By Thomas Claburn, InformationWeek Feb. 12, 2009 Beset by malicious worms after failing to convince enough server administrators to take its out-of-band Security Bulletin, MS08-067, seriously, […]

Amplified DDoS Attack Hits Small ISP

************************************************************************* SANS NewsBites            February 6, 2009               Vol. 11, Num. 10 ************************************************************************* –Amplified DDoS Attack Hits Small ISP (February 4 & 5, 2009) A new twist in DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks has come to light after the operator of a pornographic web […]