Secret Box of the Talambur

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chicksdaddy writes “Twitter closed an ugly cross site scripting hole in its Web page Tuesday morning, but not until a fast moving attack, including at least two Twitter worms, compromised hundreds of thousands of user accounts. At its height, the attacks were hitting 100 Twitter users each second, putting estimates of the total number of victims at around 500,000 according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.”

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  • New Adobe PDF Zero-Day Under Attack

    Rahmmp writes “Adobe has sounded an alarm for a new zero-day flaw in its PDF Reader/Acrobat software, warning that hackers are actively exploiting the vulnerability in-the-wild. An Adobe spokeswoman described the attacks as ‘limited’ but warned that that could change with the availability of public samples and exploit code.”

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  • Details Center Attack Up Owed Telco Fees

    craig writes “CBS11 Hearsay reports that the rifle on Heart IP networks is in the conclusion of an study into dollar-a-year telco access fees paid about CLECs and VoIP carriers to cease calls on their networks. They also arrive that this assault is linked to the Tread 12th assault on Crydon Technology’s datacenter, which also hosted VOIP providers. Anyone in the telco corporation pass on utter you access fees to other carriers are a unmitigated trifle (more…)

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