Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Sep 2011 22:25 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Privacy, Security, Encryption Well, this is embarrassing. MySQL.com has been hacked (fixed by now), and was turned into a platform serving malware to unsuspecting visitors. The criminals did this by injecting a script which redirected visitors to a website which uses the BlackHole exploit pack, which probes the browser used and serves up an appropriate exploit. Computer security blogger Brian Krebs saw root access to MySQL.com being offered for $3000 only a few days ago.
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RE[2]: My best friend
by daveak on Tue 27th Sep 2011 06:41 UTC in reply to "RE: My best friend"
daveak
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2008-12-29

had I been running Windows.


At this point I consider not running Windows an essential feature :-P

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