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We have always explained how important it is to keep your web applications up-to-date. From large forum software, to the simplest of guestlists…if the slightest update has been released for your software, you should upgrade *asap*. Most of the web applications available today, use some sort of a “back-end” to store all the collected information and configuration. In a lot of these cases, that back-end is “SQL”. Over the last year, SQL has been one of the more popular targets for hackers to try to cripple your website with, or take control of the various functions of the domain/server. They…

Source: Web Page Mistakes (CA) & Poc Network As a business owner you are always looking how to save money and make your business profitable. When it comes to creating an online presence for your business, just like your marketing materials and office’s appearance, your website needs to project a professional image. The more professional looking your business appears, the more creditable it looks. Many business owners don’t really understand the difference between having a custom web design done and using website templates. In this article we’ll look at both ways of having your website built and the costs involved.…

The criminals behind the widespread Conficker worm have released a new version of the malware that could signal a major shift in the way the worm operates. Source: Robert McMillan @ CIO February 19, 2009 — IDG News Service — The criminals behind the widespread Conficker worm have released a new version of the malware that could signal a major shift in the way the worm operates. The new variant, dubbed Conficker B++, was spotted three days ago by SRI International researchers, who published details of the new code on Thursday. To the untrained eye, the new variant looks almost…

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Source: eWeek/Matthew Hines Conficker (aka Downadup) has turned out to be an annoyingly persistent pest, worming its way around actively for almost four months now. In a high-profile effort to stem the worm’s continued re-spawning, Microsoft, Symantec and a crew of partners including ICANN, VeriSign, Neustar, Public Internet Registry, F-Secure, AOL, Support Intelligence and Arbor Networks unveiled a new alliance today aimed at trying to stomp the attack out by going after its very roots. The effort specifically contends that it can help stop the worm by cutting off its domain name absorption patterns. However, as an added incentive that…

The Conficker worm shows why it’s so important to keep PCs up-to-date. Source: Erik Larkin, PC World, Feb 2009 Think massive worm outbreaks are obsolete? Then say hello to the Conficker worm, aka Downadup. In January it slithered onto millions of computers unprotected by a critical patch that Microsoft had issued back in October. The patch fixed a hole in the Windows Server service, most desktop and server versions of Windows use. Without it, a PC is vulnerable to attack by infected PCs across a network. A firewall can block external attacks of this sort, but business network firewalls generally…

Staying one click ahead of the SMiShers and other internet scammers is a full-time job, writes Lia Timson. It’s true: the more aware of the risks on the internet that computer users become, the more sophisticated and creative criminals become in their attacks. Internet security companies are reporting a bumper year for online crime aimed at home users, with new forms of phishing scams sprouting each day to catch people off guard. Now there’s a spin-off to phishing, called “vishing”. It’s spread by email and executed via the old and trusted telephone. The email notifies potential victims that their bank…

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