Monday, December 25, 2006

Phishers Attack MySpace

Phishers Attack MySpace with QuickTime Exploit Worm: "Phishers Attack MySpace with QuickTime Exploit Worm
By Ryan Naraine
December 4, 2006

Identity thieves are manipulating a feature in Apple Computer's embedded QuickTime player to launch phishing attacks on the popular social networking portal."

Macintosh News, Product Reviews, Trends and Analysis - Macintosh Center

Apple Patches Critical OS X Flaws in June 2006

Symantec Security Response Weblog: Mac OS X: Viruses and Security: "(The term “virus” is used so often as a generic reference to any malicious code that here at Symantec we tend to use more appropriate blanket terms like 'security threat' and “malicious code.” Just how bad is the misuse of the term virus? Jason Jackson, my childhood friend and a specialist at Motorola wrote to me with his impression: “It's worse than calling all facial tissue ‘Kleenex’. It's almost like calling all paper products ‘Kleenex’.”)"


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