Microsoft flaw leaves PCs open to phishing

Thursday, 11 November 2004, 12:06 AM EST

Microsoft has warned users of a serious vulnerability in ISA Server 2000 and Proxy Server 2.0 products that could allow malicious hackers to execute internet content spoofing scams.

According to alert MS04-039, the flaw could be used by cyber-criminals to carry out phishing attacks to trick unwary users into disclosing passwords and sensitive financial information.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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, Dec 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //