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New case of identity theft – BSI in possession of 18 Million new accounts

The Federal Office for Security in Information Technology (BSI) has informed the press (in German) about a new case of identity theft. Also this time a lot of German users are affected, according to the source, more than 3 million email addresses. BSI … Continue reading

BSI launched a service to check if your online credentials were compromised

Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) warns that cybercriminals have compromised around 16 million email addresses of online accounts. BSI launched a service to help users find out if their credentials have been stolen: https://www.sicherheitstest.bsi.de/ (in German) After you submit, … Continue reading

0-day exploit for Java 1.7 (Update)

Recently a vulnerability in Oracle’s Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.7 was discovered that may allow an applet to execute any program with arbitrary permissions. The JRE framework allows any browser on any supported platform to execute Java applications called applets … Continue reading

Avira DNS-Repair-Tool released

You must have heard already about the already “famous” malware DNSChanger which manipulates the DNS settings of the computer in order to silently direct the users to malicious websites. FBI and others took action against this malware and in November 2011 … Continue reading