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Phishing Fraud Cases Growing in the UK

Now this is a massive growth, 8000% percent..woah! Thankfully losses are still ‘modest’ whatever that means, I guess although the attacks grow in number, awareness an education also increases (in places like UK anyway) so the risk is fairly well mitigated. UK incidents of phishing scams have grown 8,000 per cent over the last two […]

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Firefox Patches 8 Security Vulnerabilities with 2.0.0.1

Grab the new Firefox now, 2.0.0.1! 8 Security Vulnerabilities have been fixed in this last release of the year 2006. I’m glad to see Firefox upholding their quick turnaround and rapid fixing of issues that spring up during development and improvement of their product. Mozilla has released the first update for the Firefox 2.0 browser […]

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Awareness of Phishing is on the Up – But so are Monetary Losses

It seems like phishers are changing their tactics to those similar to spammers, rather than going for big targets and mass mails they are turning to more wealthy customers and fewer but larger bounties. Imagine if they can nail a few big ones, they are set. Online fraudsters are turning their attentions away from large […]

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Merry Christmas to All

It’s been a good year for Darknet since the relaunch in February and I’d like to take this chance to thank you for your readership, with over 2300 RSS subscribers during the week the readership has grown into a solid base. I’d like to thank you all for reading, commenting and linking to Darknet and […]

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XSS Shell v0.3.9 – Cross Site Scripting Backdoor Tool

XSS Shell is a powerful XSS backdoor which allows interactively getting control over a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in a web application. Demonstrates the real power and damage of Cross-site Scripting attacks. WHAT IS XSS SHELL ? XSS Shell is powerful a XSS backdoor and zombie manager. This concept first presented by XSS-Proxy (http://xss-proxy.sourceforge.net/). Normally […]

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Save Your Reputation Online with ReputationDefender

This is a pretty interesting idea and for once it addresses a real requirement. A lot of stories have hit the press about people getting fired or ‘dooced’ because of stuff online or not even getting jobs because of something found on MySpace. So up pops a company that is willing to protect your reputation […]

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Metasploit 3.0 Beta 3 Released

The Metasploit Framework is an advanced open-source exploit development platform. The 3.0 tree represents a complete rewrite of the 2.0 codebase and provides a scalable and extensible framework for security tool development. The 3.0 Beta 3 release includes support for exploit automation, 802.11 wireless packet injection, and kernel-mode payloads. Windows users are now presented with […]

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Writing Worms for Fun or Profit

0x00: Preface Media, kindly supported by AV “experts”, drawn apocalyptical vison of desctruction caused by stupid M$ Outlook / VisualBasic worm, called “ILOVEYOU”. Absurdal estimations – $10M lost for “defending the disease”, especially when you take a look at increasing with the speed of light value of AV companies market shares, made many people sick. […]

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Metasploit 2.7 Released – Automated Hacking

The Metasploit Framework is an advanced open-source exploit development platform. The 2.7 release includes three user interfaces, 157 exploits and 76 payloads.The Framework will run on any modern operating system that has a working Perl interpreter. The Windows installer includes a slimmed-down version of the Cygwin environment. Windows users are encouraged to update as soon […]

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