The fundamental failure of endpoint security
by Mirko Zorz - Thursday, 10 March 2011.
According to Stefan Frei, Research Analyst Director with Secunia, it's not the vulnerabilities in Microsoft's products we should worry about, but those in third-party software.

Even though the number of discovered vulnerabilities has slightly decreased in the last two years, the worrying fact is that 84 percent of all those found in 2010 can be exploited from a remote location, and that 69 percent are tied to third-party products that may or may not have a quality patching mechanism in place.



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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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