Jack Wallen plants his tongue in his cheek and has a go at the Twelve Days of Christmas — open source style!
Websense Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network detected a slew of fake Virgin Blue Itinerary emails. The email contains a malicious zip attachment called Virgin-Itinerary.pdf.zip, which contains the malicious binary file Virgin-Itinera…
Marco Fioretti explains how to get your Wordpress posts into a format that you can use to convert them and reuse in other databases.
It’s taken quite some time, but Netflix streaming video has finally arrived on the Ubuntu Linux desktop. In this easy, step-by-step, Jack Wallen shows you how.
Last week we wrote a blog about a specific Facebook scam that appeared to spread rather aggresively. We have decided to nickname the scam “Jacked frost”. The Websense® ThreatSeeker™ network detected that the scam has increased and multiplied over the weekend – particularly on Saturday where we saw the amount of unique URLs related to this scam double. This shows how cyber crooks time their attacks to times where users are more laid back and when the security community is less likely to alert users on this type of threat.
From time to time the Websense® ThreatSeeker™ Network detects high volume surges of badness rolling across Facebook. In the past 48 hours we’ve seen a rapid increase of a particular scam campaign that has aggressively spread through the world’s largest social networking site.
With the holiday shopping season here, it appears that cyber crooks are going full throttle to attract Christmas shoppers by piggybacking on the reputation of well-known brands like Walmart, Asda, Visa, Best Buy, Apple, and more. In the attack that we’re about to describe, it appears that user accounts belonging to the free DNS service freedns.afraid.org were compromised and used as part of the cyber criminals’ scam infrastructure. Read on for details.