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  1. http://www.ehow.com/info_10047191_tdss-root-kit-do.html ..Stealth Techniques The reason for the huge spread of the TDSS root kit is the use of stealth to avoid detection by antivirus and other security software. As a root kit, TDSS hides components at the end of the hard drive, outside of the normal file system and hidden from applications. All files are encrypted on disk and decrypted on the fly, further helping to avoid detection. TDSS hijacks the Windows system drivers, overwriting parts with its own code so that the file size remains unchanged. The TDL-4 version of the rootkit can also infect the computer's master boot record, allowing it to load before the operating system. The root kit alters operating system files so that they do not report any TDSS files or activity, such as open network connections, hiding its existence from security software and the user.
  2. http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/09/03/java-security-hole-microsoft/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=status+message&utm_campaign=naked+security ...Online scammers are using a recent email from Microsoft as bait in a widespread spam campaign that exploits vulnerabilities in Oracle’s Java software to install malicious programs on vulnerable systems.
  3. i thought this would happen that more security holes would be found. it looks like it will always be this way with java.
  4. After i saw this i installed java again and sandboxed it with def+ during install just to play around with it. A few hours later i uninstalled it aqain because i don't think i need it and if i play in a snake pit a might get bitten..lol
  5. http://www.zdnet.com/oracle-issues-major-java-security-fix-recommends-immediate-action-7000003517/ Oracle issues major Java security fix; recommends immediate action
  6. i turned off javaScript in chrome but could not get into my gmail so i turned it back on again. i sandboxed Java in comodo def+ but don't know if this will protect me..Javascript is not Java so does not need to be turned off..
  7. http://krebsonsecurity.com/2012/08/attackers-pounce-on-zero-day-java-exploit/
  8. Statistics on the detection rate for each antiviral products (daily) This test is updated every day at two o'clock in the morning on a sample of about 1000 threats (see details for the exact figure). This test is based on the recognition of new threats with antivirus, why we call zero-day detection. https://threatcenter.crdf.fr/?Stats
  9. http://forums.bluecoat.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=15572
  10. From what i have read K9 is a great app whether you have kids or not and i suggest everyone use it..lol. i do have a bit of redundancy with cloud url filters and suggest everyone do it..lol..The K9 and Panda cloud url filters don't seem to conflict and don't slow me down so why not layer them and have some fun. All Browsers have cloud url filters like chrome, dragon and IE9. i turn all these off and use my own like K9 and the panda cloud url filter, and the G Data Cloud Url Filter..
  11. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.62.0.1300 www.malwarebytes.org Database version: v2012.07.30.10 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 NTFS Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 Bruce :: BRUCE-PC [administrator] 7/30/2012 4:40:57 PM mbam-log-2012-07-30 (16-40-57).txt Scan type: Full scan (C:\|X:\|) Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM Scan options disabled: P2P Objects scanned: 289422 Time elapsed: 20 minute(s), 32 second(s) Memory Processes Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Memory Modules Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Keys Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Values Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Data Items Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folders Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) Files Detected: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end)
  12. i did a quick scan with MBAM a few times this week for this. i have to hit the sack. When i wake up i might do a full scan with MBAM..lol
  13. i am back on chrome and can get on net after using ccleaner to flush out chrome cache. This worked before also for a while until it happened again..
  14. Welcome to urlseek .254 nginx! I just got this message in chrome but not in Dragon which i am on now..
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