Gmail users hit by phishing chat attack
Posted on 25 February 2009.
Gmail users should be on their guard against phishing attacks following news that the email system has been the target of a campaign that spread via the Google Talk instant messaging chat system.

Samples intercepted by SophosLabs reveal that the unsolicited instant messages urge users to "check out this video" by clicking on a link via the TinyURL service.  The link, however, directs users to a website called ViddyHo - which asks surfers to enter their Gmail usernames and passwords. 


TinyURL has now blacklisted the site, meaning that the current link structure will no longer work. 






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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  Microsoft is warning users about a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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