Radio Station Website Compromise Leads to Visitor Infection Threat

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The US-CERT National Cyber Awareness System sent out a notification yesterday and revised it today, May 21st entitled “TA13-141A: Washington, DC Radio Station Web Site Compromises”. The document outlines that on May 16th US-CERT was informed that two websites www.federalnewsradio-dot-com and www.wtop-dot-com had been compromised and that redirects had been put in place that would send Internet Explorer users to …

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Using Apple Safari as your web browser on Windows 7 64 bit? You might want to be aware of this…

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This is kind of old news, but seeing a blog post by someone else today reminded me that it is not patched yet… Apple Safari web browser can be used as an avenue that would allow malicious code on a web site to be run with whatever privileges you have on that computer. Here’s an actual security bulletin you can …

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Aaron’s rent-to-own computers may have come complete with value-added spyware

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It seems that not a day goes by that we don’t hear stories of how this person or that company had a data breach and information was leaked outside their walls, but in the news the last couple days is something far more sinister than someone losing data because of a hacker or accidentally installing malicious software. ABC Action News …

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