Trojans besiege online gamers

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| Virus writers at first used classic key loggers to steal passwords for online
| games, a tactic that can be traced back to 1997.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09...acking_trends/

Malware makers target security sites

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| The big idea is that if they can take the sites down for a couple of weeks,
| chances are their malware will be safely installed because no one will have a
| clue how to remove it.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=42302

Security maven: QuickTime flaw threatens PCs, Macs

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| The researcher, Petko D. Petkov, on Wednesday posted proof-of-concept code
| that shows how the exploit can be used to run privileged code on an unwitting
| user's machine.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/09...tacks_firefox/


Related:

How secure are Linux, Window and Mac OS?

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| Overall it looks like the Linux kernel turns out to be the most
| secure system. Not only does it have virtually no security holes
| that lead to system access, it's also very resilient to remote
| attacks, two areas where both Windows and Mac OS X aren't doing
| very well.
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http://www.masuran.org/node/29


Linux more secure than Windows, national survey shows

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| In its first annual Security Issues Survey for the debut of the Software
| Security Summit conference in La Jolla, California, BZ Research polled
| 6,344 software development managers about the security of different popular
| enterprise operating environments and Linux and open source consistently
| topped Microsoft Windows, according to respondents.
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http://www.xomba.com/linux_more_secu...l_survey_shows


Why Windows is less secure than Linux

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| Windows is inherently harder to secure than Linux. There I said
| it. The simple truth.
|
| Many millions of words have been written and said on this topic.
| I have a couple of pictures.
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/threatchaos/?p=311