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"Clickjacking" poses major  web threat

"Clickjacking" poses major web threat

"Clickjacking" has the potential to affect any internet browser, using a bogus button to lure users to malicious sites.
Sep 30 2008 9:34AM
Hacker spam poses as old school friend

Hacker spam poses as old school friend

Hackers are attempting to infect PCs with malware using a 'long-lost female school friend' to lure gullible internet users, a security vendor has warned.
Oct 8 2007 10:17AM
Black hat IPS reverse engineering poses 'serious threat'

Black hat IPS reverse engineering poses 'serious threat'

A recently disclosed Black Hat hacker technique for reverse engineering intrusion prevention system (IPS) data poses a “serious risk” for thousands of enterprises, Gartner has warned.

Aug 14 2007 3:08PM
FTC official: peer-to-peer software poses risks

FTC official: peer-to-peer software poses risks

Peer-to-peer (p2p) file sharing programs often carry hidden packages containing spyware, adware and viruses, a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official testified on Tuesday before a US House of Representatives oversight committee.
Jul 26 2007 10:00AM
Malware poses as FTC complaint

Malware poses as FTC complaint

USA - The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has become the latest government agency to be used as a front for e-mail attacks.
Jun 15 2007 10:12AM
Malicious trojan poses as McAfee alert

Malicious trojan poses as McAfee alert

Kaspersky warns of danger from Lafool.v.
Nov 7 2006 11:38AM
Malicious Trojan poses as McAfee alert

Malicious Trojan poses as McAfee alert

Security experts have intercepted a mass mailing purporting to come from McAfee, but which actually spreads a Trojan horse.
Nov 7 2006 10:04AM
AOL instant messenger worm poses as Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage

AOL instant messenger worm poses as Microsoft's Windows Genuine Advantage

AOL Instant messenger (IM) users were warned this week of a new worm that poses as Microsoft’s controversial Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) program.
Jul 5 2006 7:24PM
New worm poses as Microsoft anti-piracy alert to trick users

New worm poses as Microsoft anti-piracy alert to trick users

A new instant messaging (IM) worm that poses as a security notification from Microsoft's anti-piracy program has been identified by Sophos.
Jul 4 2006 9:45AM
New trojan poses as Microsoft Word attachment

New trojan poses as Microsoft Word attachment

Microsoft Word users are being warned about a new trojan making its way onto home and business PCs by posing as a word processor email attachment.
Jun 28 2006 9:20PM
New Yahoo email worm poses little harm but spreads easily

New Yahoo email worm poses little harm but spreads easily

Security teams at Symantec have identified a relatively benign, but unconventional worm that can exploit a vulnerability in Yahoo’s web mail service without any user initiation.
Jun 12 2006 8:58PM
Email scammer poses as Scottish MP

Email scammer poses as Scottish MP

Scammers are using new tactics in fleece unsuspecting internet users by posing as a member of the Scottish parliament.
Jun 9 2006 3:17PM
‘High-risk’ malware poses as Symantec update

‘High-risk’ malware poses as Symantec update

Security watchers yesterday warned internet users to be on their guard against a “high-risk” malicious email that appears to be a Symantec virus advisory, but actually contains a payload designed to disable anti-virus updates.
Apr 20 2006 10:07AM
419 scammer poses as Fidelity fund manager

419 scammer poses as Fidelity fund manager

A scammer who admitted being a thief is posing as a fund manager for a major financial institution to dupe unsuspecting email recipients out of money.
Feb 10 2006 1:21PM
Virus poses as CNN newsletter

Virus poses as CNN newsletter

A cunning new worm has been discovered that hides itself as a fake CNN newsletter.
Jan 21 2005 11:40AM
Trojan poses as spam-hating screensaver

Trojan poses as spam-hating screensaver

A trojan posing as Lycos’ “Make Love Not Spam” screensaver is threatening computers, it has been revealed. The news, the latest in the Lycos’ vigilante saga, will come as a further blow to the company after being lambasted by various industry pundits for it’s anti-spam efforts.
Dec 6 2004 5:06PM

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