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    Two New Malware Strains Attack Facebook, IM

    New scams conducted via Facebook and Twitter have been wreaking havoc on users in the last several days, PandaLabs reported. The first one, Asprox.N, has been identified as a Trojan sent via email informing users their Facebook account is being used to distribute spam. For that reason, the user’s login credentials have been changed. The […] More

  • Cyber Expert: Stuxnet was a US-Israeli Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Expert: Stuxnet was a US-Israeli Effort

    Stuxnet, the worm that allegedly targeted Iran's nuclear facilities, must have been nationally sponsored, claims a security expert. Panda Security Laboratories Technical Director Luis Corrons told Hürriyet Daily News & Economic Review when the price of the worm is considered, it is very likely the Stuxnet work was supported by a national government. Corrons spoke […] More

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    Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

    After recently cyber assaulting anti-piracy advocates and threatening to attack until it “stops being angry,” hacker collective Anonymous has struck again. The target this time: the Spanish copyright protection society. PandaLabs reported how Anonymous yesterday launched a DDoS attack against the Spanish copyright protection society. As of 2:30 p.m. EDT yesterday, PandaLabs had witnessed more […] More

  • Top 7 Most Common Online Scams of the Decade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Top 7 Most Common Online Scams of the Decade

    With 2010 drawing to a close, PandaLabs has released a ranking of the decade’s most widespread scams on the Internet, including 419 scam, ploys involving beautiful foreign women, and money-mule schemes based on too-good-to-be-true job offers. “As with all the classic scams that predate the Internet, many of the numerous users that fall for these […] More

  • Safe Summer Surfing: Tips from PandaLabs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Safe Summer Surfing: Tips from PandaLabs

    PandaLabs yesterday published its annual security tips for consumers to stay safe and prevent their falling prey to Internet scammers this summer. “This year we ask users to take particular care with the information they share across social networks,” said Luis Corrons, technical director of PandaLabs. “This applies particularly to applications used to plan vacations […] More

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    Botnet Takedown Leaves Hackers on the Prowl for Legitimate Work

    Botnets have become increasingly more common tools among hackers, but this year there has been signification success with shutting them down. While law enforcement agencies celebrate the success, there is one side that is not happy: the jobless hacker. In an interview with BBC, Panda Security’s Luis Corrons talked about how following the shutdown of […] More

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