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  • Discovery of malware cesspool triggers attack fears

    Trend Micro researchers say a malware-infested Web server in Russia, linked to several Italian Web sites, could lead to a large-scale attack. 

  • Web security gateways meet rising malware threats

    Web security gateways combine layered defense against the rising tide of Web-based malware with URL filtering and application control. 

  • Microsoft July updates for critical Excel, Windows and .NET flaws

    Of the six security updates Microsoft released Tuesday, experts expressed the most concern about a critical glitch in the .NET Framework that could leave client machines and Web servers open to attack. 

  • CA works to patch BrightStor flaws

    In other vulnerability news, Symantec Corp. patches a flawed ActiveX control in its Norton security products; and a Unicode flaw hits Cisco and other vendors. 

  • Symantec fixes flaws in Norton, pcAnywhere

    Attackers could exploit flaws in Symantec's Norton AntiVirus and pcAnywhere to launch malicious code or compromise a user's session credentials. 

  • Microsoft to release DNS patch Tuesday

    In addition to a fix for the DNS Server Service flaw, Microsoft plans to patch critical flaws in Windows, Office, Exchange, CAPICOM and BizTalk. 

  • Anatomy of a zero-day: Security researchers face hurdles

    Despite industry organizations bringing some order to the software testing process, security researchers say obstacles continue to slow their progress. 

  • DNS worm strikes at Microsoft flaw

    A new worm called Rinbot.BC exploits the Microsoft DNS flaw by installing an IRC bot on infected machines and scanning for other vulnerable servers. 

  • Mobile carriers admit to malware attacks

    Eighty-three percent of mobile operators surveyed by McAfee Inc. say they've suffered malware infections, but two competing security vendors say the overall threat is still small. 

  • Dozens of Web sites spread malicious Trojan

    Update: The same malicious JavaScript keylogger that compromised the Dolphin Stadium Web site last week was found over the weekend on dozens of other high-profile Web sites.