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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on April 5, 2013

April 4, Help Net Security – (International) Wide variety of malware lurking in Skype messages. A researcher uncovered a new malware campaign targeting Skype users which rotates the type of malware served to victims. It also may be related to past Madi and Flashback malware campaigns. Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2456

April 4, Softpedia – (International) PostgreSQL 9.2.4, 9.1.9, 9.0.13 and 8.4.17 released to address security holes. The PostgreSQL Development Group released several updates to its software to close five security vulnerabilities and address several minor issues. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/PostgreSQL-9-2-4-9-1-9-9-0-13-and-8-4-17-Released-to-Address-Security-Holes-343050.shtml

April 4, IDG News Service – (International) Japanese web portals hacked, up to 100,000 accounts compromised. Web portals Yahoo Japan and Goo reported brute force attacks and malware on company servers, respectively. The attacks on Goo exposed customers’ personal and banking information, while the Yahoo Japan malware was thwarted before information could be extracted. Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/040413-japanese-web-portals-hacked-up-268387.html

April 3, SC Magazine – (International) Sophos’ flagship web security product open to attack. Three flaws were found in Sophos’ Web Protection Appliance by researchers. An update was released by Sophos and there were no reports of exploits in the wild. Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/sophos-flagship-web-security-product-open-to-attack/article/287301/

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