Today's Cyberthreats: Facebook Safety and the Obama Virus
Each weekday morning, TechNewsDaily’s colleagues at SecurityNewsDaily give us a roundup of what’s worrying the guardians of cyberspace. Here’s what’s happening today.
Simple Spying: Two researchers use a cheap handset and free software to eavesdrop on conversations and steal text messages from any phone using a GSM network -- all in about 20 seconds.
Microsoft Malware: E-mails pretending to be from a real Redmond executive ask users to install a Windows security patch — but the attached Zip file’s anything but benign.
Graphically Vulnerable: Microsoft warns that hackers could exploit a newly found hole in the graphics- rendering engine for Windows XP and Vista. Windows 7 isn't affected.