Internet crime has evolved to a full blown cyber-war, using internet servers as virtual soldiers to take down critical network infrastructures, or to steal information.
The November Patch Tuesday advisories are out, and across the board mixed feelings own the day.
Senior Research Analyst Jeremy Scott received a phone call from “the service center for the Windows operating system computers” and they told him that he had something much worse than viruses," he had "malwares and spywares” and that they wanted to help remove it.
Microsoft published their Security Intelligence Report (SIR) volume 15, which analyzes threat intelligence from more than 1 billion systems worldwide to provide in-depth perspectives on exploits, vulnerabilities and malware to help customers manage risk.
A pretty convincing email phishing campaign is targeting one of the largest user bases out there - those who use Microsoft's Windows OS - by taking advantage of the recent problems that the company has been having with updates.
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