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 Gregg Keizer

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posted in May 2005

Stanford Hack Exposes 10,000

5/25/2005
The FBI is investigating a security breach at Stanford University that may have resulted in the theft of nearly 10,000 identities stored in the its Career Development Center computer system.

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Worms Dupe Yahoo, AOL IM Users

5/25/2005
A pair of attacks against the top two instant messaging networks played off current events, particularly 'Star Wars,' and sent security firms scurrying to alert users of the danger.

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House Elevates Cyber Czar Position

5/19/2005
The House has passed a $34 billion budget for the Department of Homeland Security that, among its provisions, would elevate the nation's head cybersecurity official to assistant secretary status.

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New Sober Trojan Spewing Hate Spam

5/16/2005
A Sober-style Trojan piggybacking on May's massive Sober.p worm started spewing spam this weekend, some of it directing users to Web sites with right-wing German nationalistic content.

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'Extremely Critical' Bugs Found In Firefox

5/9/2005
A pair of unpatched vulnerabilities in Mozilla's Firefox Web browser--rated as "extremely critical" by one security firm--could allow an attacker to take control of a PC simply by getting a user to visit a malicious Web site, Mozilla said Sunday.

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Another Sober Worm Spreading Quickly

5/3/2005
Another version of the dual-language Sober worm hit the Internet midday Monday and by Tuesday was accounting for a stunning 70% of all malicious code traffic, according to one antivirus vendor.

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