Hackers target latest Windows fix

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 3:50 PM EST

Hi-tech hackers have started to produce malicious programs that target the latest bugs in Microsoft's Windows.

A worm has been spotted in the wild that tries to use vulnerabilities to hijack home computers. Any computer compromised by the worm will become part of a large botnet set up to send out junk mail.

At the BBC.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Critical bug found in Cisco ASA products, attackers are scanning for affected devices

Several Cisco ASA products - appliances, firewalls, switches, routers, and security modules - have been found sporting a flaw that can ultimately lead to remote code execution by attackers.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Feb 12th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2016 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //