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US Army hacked with IIS vuln, worm expected soon

A March 10 computer attack on a server run by the U.S. Army using the recently disclosed Microsoft Corp. Internet Information Server (IIS) vulnerability resulted in the complete compromise of that machine and may herald the advent of a new worm in th...

Microsoft publishes W2K alert, warns of exploit

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that it discovered a critical security vulnerability in a component of its Windows 2000 operating system that could enable a remote attacker to gain total control of a machine running Windows 2000 and Microsoft's Internet ...

New Code Red variant raising alarms

A new version of the Code Red worm is spreading on the Internet, more than 18 months after the original worm infected Web servers worldwide, according to alerts posted Wednesday by a number of antivirus software vendors.

New Deloder worm targets weak passwords

A new worm on the Internet targets computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, using easy-to-guess passwords for the Administrator account, according to alerts posted by a number of antivirus companies.

Security holes found in Google's Blogger

Pyra Labs patched a number of security holes in its Blogger Web-based publishing tool this week that could have enabled a hacker to publish thoughts on Web logs owned by others.

Paypal customers target of apparent scam

Another scam that targets online shoppers who use the eBay Inc. PayPal Internet payment service is circulating on the Internet, according to reports from those who have received the suspicious e-mail and to messages posted to online discussion groups...

Paypal customers target of apparent scam

Another scam that targets online shoppers who use the eBay PayPal Internet payment service is circulating on the Internet, according to reports from those who have received the suspicious e-mail and to messages posted to online discussion groups.

E-mail server flaw could spawn next Slammer

A security vulnerability in one of the most commonly used e-mail server software packages could have a wide ranging impact, akin to the Microsoft SQL Server vulnerability that spawned the recent Slammer worm, according to an advisory published Monday...

Warez site sidesteps DOJ

A public Internet site that offered information on the underground software piracy scene was back online Thursday, only days after it was "seized" by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

MPAA sues online auctioneers

Another salvo was fired in the ongoing battle over pirated movies and software Thursday as the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) announced civil lawsuits against individuals selling pirated movies a...

US government seizes news Web site

In a move that has alarmed free speech advocates, the U.S. Justice Department this week seized a news Web site containing information on pirated software and hardware, turning it into a government-run site containing warnings about software piracy an...

Microsoft patches patch for NT 4.0

After removing links to a security patch that caused the NT 4.0 operating system to fail, Microsoft on Friday posted an updated patch that fixes the NT 4.0 problem.

NASA servers hacked

Making a tragic day even worse, several servers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) were broken into on Saturday by a group of hackers protesting U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Expert weighs code release after Slammer

Saturday's Slammer worm was based on sample code published to help explain the threat posed by the security vulnerability that Slammer exploited, according to David Litchfield, the security expert who discovered the vulnerability.

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