The Prize Steal (Video)

Just imagine yourself in this situation: Someone calls you up to announce that you won a free meal at a local restaurant. You decide to take advantage of this offer and head over to the restaurant at the appointed time and date. When you get back home, you notice that your house has been emptied […]

Brush up on your anti-phishing skills

By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] McAfee has posted a quiz on their website to educate users on the nuances of various phishing techniques used by scammers. The quiz runs as part of their Site Advisor campaign, and is actually pretty useful. Even if you have friends who aren’t terribly savvy or observant, this could […]

Harry Potter, Hacked?

I know a lot of you guys are Harry Potter fans and are anxiously waiting for the last book to come out. According to rumors, one of the novel’s key characters will die at the end of the last book. Unfortunately, a hacker named “Gabriel” recently spoiled the surprise by hacking into an employee’s computer […]

MPack Trojan Attack Claims 10,000 Web Sites

The security folks over at Trend Micro have just discovered that a massive Web attack, dubbed the “Italian Job,” has now compromised over 10,000 Web sites. When accessed, these sites will redirect all of its unsuspecting visitors to a booby-trapped server containing a malicious javascript named JS_DLOADER.NTJ. Dubbed the “Italian Job” by Trend Micro, the […]