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 Gregg Keizer

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posted in April 2005

Spyware, Phishers Play Off Google.com

4/26/2005
Misspelled domains have been used by the scabrous almost since URLs were created. Pornographers were among the first to adopt the tactic of registering domains that are slightly off legitimate sites' spelling, or play off confusion between. .com and .gov.

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IE May Get Tabs Before Summer

4/21/2005
A Windows-enthusiast site on Thursday claimed that Microsoft's MSN group is working on a new toolbar for IE that at least one analyst thinks could boost the whole browser-as-moneymaker idea.

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Microsoft Database Bug Goes Unpatched

4/13/2005
A bug in Microsoft's Jet Database Engine exposes data in the Redmond, Wash.-based company's Access database software, security firm Secunia said Tuesday, the same day Microsoft released a slew of vulnerability warnings for Windows, Office, Exchange and MSN Messenger.

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Mytob Family Reproduces Like Rabbits

4/11/2005
Since its debut about six weeks ago, 40 Mytob variants have appeared, a new record for a worm. The writers are trying to get it past anti-virus defenses by constantly tweaking it. Two sites offer free removal tools - Symantec and Sophos.

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