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DigiNotar CA security breach resulting in issuance of fake certificates

DigiNotar, a Dutch Certificate Authority (CA) reported that their company had a security breach in July 2011 which resulted in fraudulent issuance of public key certificates. DigiNotar issues SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and EVSSL (Extended Validation) certificates. When a user visits...
Release Date: 1 Sep 2011 5063 Views

Large scale Injection incidents targeting osCommerce websites

A large scale injection targeting websites using osCommerce is reported.  Injected "<iframe>" and "<script>" pointing to malicious links such as "willysy.com" and "exero.eu" will infect computers via various exploits.  Google indicates more than 90,000...
Release Date: 26 Jul 2011 10230 Views

Fraudsters eyeing on the Japan earthquake disaster

It was reported in Japan CERT (JPCERT/CC) website that fake Japan earthquake donation sites were found. These sites are taking advantage of people's wants to help in Japan's immense tragedy. http://blog.jpcert.or.jp/...
Release Date: 15 Mar 2011 12244 Views

Information security impact arising from Conficker.C worm

Introduction   Conficker (also known as Downadup, Kido) is a computer worm that targets the Microsoft Windows operating system. It keeps on evolving since its first appearance in November 2008. Variant A, B, B++ were reported in from November 2008 to February...
Release Date: 25 Mar 2009 6870 Views

Global Conficker worm outbreak, millions of computers fallen

Introduction Into 2009, a worm called Conficker (also known as Downadup or Kido) sweeping the globe in a short period of time. According to the estimation by antivirus software company, over a million computers infected in global [Note: 1]. It is...
Release Date: 2 Feb 2009 2986 Views