It's not your imagination – Cybercrime is up – nearly 600% in '09

At least that’s the word from this banking industry report. The explosion of bogus antivirus “rogue” scams is largely responsible for the increase. Targeted phishing attacks (spear phishing) have also risen sharply. Corporate bank accounts are still the juiciest targets, but medium and even small businesses are also being attacked because they often have lower…

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It's not just Adobe

Xpdf Reader Adobe Vulnerabilities have been found in current versions of Foxit and Xpdf readers as well. Patches are not yet available, so open unsolicited .pdf files with care. A new round of website attacks is also exploiting un-patched web applications. These can be difficult to detect, because the malicious files have the same directory…

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