Author Archives: Justin Bellinger

About Justin Bellinger

Justin is an experienced software professional, having worked in software and software security for nearly 20 years. Justin is VP of Security Products at SPAMfighter.

A clever exfiltration technique was specifically targeted at Microsoft Hotmail users, though Microsoft has already patched the exploit which could be triggered simply by opening a message.

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VirusTotal has become the latest well-known website to have a fake version put up by hackers wishing to infect you with a drive-by exploit that will turn your computer into a zombie as part of a botnet.

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Comodo has suffered a second security breach, this time via their Brazilian website, where hackers have gained access to a customer and certificate authority database. Some of this data has been published on the web.

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Apple finally come clean on the Mac Defender Malware issue, and release both a Knowledge Base article and a promise to detect and remove in the next OS X update.

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Latest update to phpMyAdmin addresses four key security vulnerabilities and users are strongly recommended to upgrade without delay to keep their data and sites secure.

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