Monthly Archives: April 2013

The “White House Explosion” – Associated Press Blushes

The full story:- http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/04/23/hacked_ap_tweet_dow_decline/ But basically what happened here is that the Associated Press twitter account(s) had weak passwords, and the “hackers” found out what the passwords were and used that knowledge to post a fake announcement. We can blame … Continue reading

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It’s Not Really From Them!

One of the things we get asked about the most is┬áspam (not┬áSPAM!) where somebody has been sent some sort of junk email. Spammers are learning a trick from phishing attacks – not surprisingly as spammers send out email-based phishing attacks … Continue reading

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Thanks to those wonderful people at Sophos for the Threatsaurus…

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