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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #45 on: December 29, 2009, 10:39:35 PM »

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #46 on: December 30, 2009, 12:04:19 AM »
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It was suggested that we needed these all in one thread. So, I have created this thread for that use and hope that all will use this thread to post the security warnings on this forum.

Here is a link to the posting that prompted this thread.

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=52250.msg442193#msg442193


*** I am running Vista Home Premium and when I go into Control Panel/Security it shows I am not running a virus protection program.  How do I get this to recognize that I am running Avast Home Edition?
PS: I hope I am posting this in the right place.

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #47 on: December 30, 2009, 12:09:29 AM »
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PS: I hope I am posting this in the right place.
you are not, go here and start a new topic http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=2.0

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #48 on: December 30, 2009, 12:16:17 AM »
yeah, he had a security warning  ;D ROFL
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #50 on: December 30, 2009, 04:39:12 PM »
The curious case of Combofix and the hostile copyright infringer

WOW...some people... ::) :o

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #51 on: December 30, 2009, 06:48:35 PM »
As soon as I get back home, I'll have to remove it from my server.  :'(

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #53 on: December 30, 2009, 07:12:07 PM »
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Microsoft releases fix for Windows Vista Black Screen
December 30th, 2009

Microsoft has released a hotfix to resolve an issue, where a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 stops responding at a black screen early in the startup process 
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-releases-fix-for-windows-vista-black-screen
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #54 on: December 31, 2009, 09:53:16 PM »
Hackers actively abuse Symantec business av scanner holes.....

Security leaks in Symantec av scanners for the business market are now being actively abused
to download all sorts of nasty malware. http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=7834
The attacks take place through port 12174 and are aimed at Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition,
Client Security and Endpoint Security. According to the av vendor they see a dramatic increase
of the number of attacks for port 12174. http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34671/exploit

The update for the four security holes in Alert Management System 2 (AMS2) i
has been available since April 28 2009, but it seems that some system admins were reluctant to
install them. AMS2 is part of the Symantec System Center console, AntiVirus Server,
and AntiVirus Central Quarantine Server.
The av-vendor advizes all firms to close port 12174 and to enroll the updates asap

http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2009&suid=20090428_02

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #55 on: January 03, 2010, 12:50:15 AM »
Hi malware fighters,

As reminded by bob3160 posted here also: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=52979.msg449143#msg449143
topic Hexzone, Virut and Pusdo correlations...

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #56 on: January 04, 2010, 06:43:33 PM »
Hi malware fighters,

Security and threats to the Cloud: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=53036.msg449605#msg449605

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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #57 on: January 05, 2010, 01:31:51 PM »
nothing really new here, just an update on what's going on:
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Adobe Reader vuln hit with unusually advanced attack
Eight more days to go
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/04/adobe_reader_attack/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #58 on: January 05, 2010, 05:09:24 PM »
nothing really new here, just an update on what's going on:
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Adobe Reader vuln hit with unusually advanced attack
Eight more days to go
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/04/adobe_reader_attack/

Damn, and avast wasn't among the few A/V's that found the infection.  I guess we'll have to find the infection somewhere and submit it to alwil soon!
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #59 on: January 05, 2010, 06:07:31 PM »
nothing really new here, just an update on what's going on:
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Adobe Reader vuln hit with unusually advanced attack
Eight more days to go
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/04/adobe_reader_attack/

Damn, and avast wasn't among the few A/V's that found the infection.  I guess we'll have to find the infection somewhere and submit it to alwil soon!
yes, I didn't look at the virus total link in the article.... :o
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