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Tox, Create Your Own Ransomware

A new ransomware framework named Tox allows you to create your own malware for free.  They take 20% of your haul.

New SSL downgrade attack named LogJam, Freak’s cousin

A requirement from the US Govt, issued in the 90s, can downgrade the strength of the encryption used during SSL communication.

RSA Conference – Six New Attack Techniques

If you’re interested in IT Security, you should watch this RSA Security Conference .

Flaw found in virtual floppy code used by Virtualbox, Xen, KVM

A new flaw could allow the bad guys to exploit some modern virtualization environments based on QEMU.

Intel Study, Only 8% can correctly id 10 out of 10 phishing emails.

A study from Intel paints a rough picture of the state of email security awareness.

Microsoft May Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released this month’s set of patches.

Adobe releases Critical patches for Acrobat and Reader

All users of Adobe Reader and Acrobat should patch ASAP.

Microsoft’s new browser, Edge

Microsoft will be making it’s next browser much safer by removing ActiveX and BHOs.

Avast update quarantines vital DLL

A recent update to Avast antivirus cause a critical DLL to be quarantined for some users.

Google goes after Chrome extentions with ad injectors

A recent study showed  extensions that perform ad replacement/injection replacing legitimate ads on web pages.  Google has new policies to help prevent this.

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