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Posts for March 16th, 2012

Anonymous desktop OS released:

Posted: March 16th, 2012 - Information Security  
The hacking group Anonymous now has its own desktop operating system, pre-loaded with tools for finding Website vulnerabilities and simulating denial-of-service attacks. However, some members of the group are already distancing themselves from the software. Anonymous-OS is based off Ubuntu and uses MATE, an alternative user interface. The OS comes pre-loaded with

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Caller ID spoofing scams step up:

Posted: March 16th, 2012 - Information Security  
That call you received on your mobile phone might not be from the company that popped up on your Caller ID. Cyberthieves are stepping up phone-calling scams that pilfer the accounts of consumers who bank online. And many such calls are linked to Caller ID spoofing, which causes the recipient's phone to

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Hackers offer bounty for Windows RDP exploit

Posted: March 16th, 2012 - Information Security  
A Web site that bills itself as a place where independent and open source software developers can hire each other has secured promises to award at least $1,435 to the first person who can develop a working exploit that takes advantage of a newly disclosed and dangerous security hole in all supported

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