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Hack In The Box first time in Europe

Posted: 12 Jul 2010 12:57 AM | Tamas Rudnai | 1 comment(s)


I have just come back from Amsterdam where I was a speaker at the Hack In The Box conference. HITB held its annual conference here in Europe for the first time. The event was hosted in the beautiful 'Venice of the North', Amsterdam (Netherlands), the home of canals, windmills, tulips, and probably...

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This Month in the Threat Webscape - June 2010

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 06:32 PM | Jay Liew |


Month of June Security conferences are a great way to learn about what's on the cutting-edge, germinate and cross-pollinate ideas, and establish real-world relationships within the tight-knit community of white hat hackers. This past month, we presented at both EUSecWest in Amsterdam and SyScan in...

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Fake Input Method Editor(IME) Trojan

Posted: 05 Jul 2010 02:26 AM | Hermes Li | no comments


Websense® Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has detected a type of trojan that uses the Windows input method editor (IME) to inject a system. An IME is an operating system component or program that allows users to enter characters and symbols not found on their input device. For example...

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Article Alley compromised

Posted: 05 Jul 2010 12:44 AM | Xue Yang | no comments


Websense Security Labs™ ThreatSeeker™ Network has detected that Articlealley.com has been compromised and injected with obfuscated code. Article Alley is a free article directory that aims to help authors promote and syndicate their content. It allows authors and promoters to get their articles...

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