How Secure is the Windows Clipboard? Clipboard Hijacking

How Secure is the Windows Clipboard?
It is always a good idea to be concerned about the security of your data, especially when it comes to your login credentials for websites. With that in mind, just how secure is the Windows Clipboard? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a worried reader’s question.
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http://www.howtogeek.com/226207/how-secure-is-the-windows-clipboard/

Definition
clipboard hijack attack
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/clipboard-hijack-attack

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Have you disabled UPnP in your Router yet? Security Hole

Have you disabled UPnP in your Router yet? Security Hole

This is very simple to do. Check out the How-To Geek link here…

HTG Explains: Is UPnP a Security Risk? – How-To Geek
http://www.howtogeek.com/122487/htg-explains-is-upnp-a-security-risk/
Aug 24, 2012 – UPnP comes enabled by default on many new routers. At one point, the FBI and other security experts recommended disabling UPnP for …

How to fix the UPnP security holes | ZDNet
http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-fix-the-upnp-security-holes/
Jan 30, 2013 – The US Department of Homeland Security is urging everyone to disable the common networking Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol….

What is UPnP? A Webopedia Definition
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This page describes the term UPnP and lists other pages on the Web where you can find additional information…

Universal Plug and Play – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as personal computers, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi …

Internet Explorer Unicorn bug actively exploited in the wild

Internet Explorer Unicorn bug actively exploited in the wild
Posted on Nov 21, 2014 09:04 am
Last week, in its regular Patch Tuesday, Microsoft patched a number of serious vulnerabilities, including one that is nearly two decades old, dating back to Microsoft IE 3.0. Discovered by the IBM…
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http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17673

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Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability zero-day

Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability zero-day

Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)
National Cyber Awareness System:
Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability
10/22/2014 09:02 AM EDT
Original release date: October 22, 2014
IN FULL:
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2014/10/22/Microsoft-Releases-Advisory-Unpatched-Windows-Vulnerability

PRESS:
Microsoft warns of Windows zero-day; hackers serve exploits in PowerPoint files
Computerworld
… that a successful exploit would let hackers hijack the PC so that they could, for example, steal information or plant other malware on the machine.
FULL: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2836722/microsoft-warns-of-windows-zero-day-hackers-serve-exploits-in-powerpoint-files.html

Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered
Posted on Oct 22, 2014 02:09 pm
Microsoft is warning users about a new Windows zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with…
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http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17521


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Microsoft patches two more 0-days actively used by attackers

Microsoft patches two more 0-days actively used by attackers
Posted on Oct 15, 2014 03:37 pm
With this month’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has provided patches for several critical vulnerabilities that allow remote code execution, some of which have been or are actively exploited in the wild. …
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http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17498

Using Microsoft Silverlight, Malware exploits are here – Netflix

Using Microsoft Silverlight, Malware exploits are here – Netflix 

It may be time to uninstall Microsoft Silverlight ? Read….

Angler exploit kit starts wielding Silverlight exploits
Posted on May 20, 2014 04:39 pm
“Silverlight exploits are the drive-by flavor of the month,” claim Cisco researchers. “Exploit Kit owners are adding Silverlight to their update releases, and since April 23rd we have observed substan…

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Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and Oracle Java have long been preferred targets of exploit kit developers, but as those two firms have been increasingly improving their patching efforts, the malware developers have realized that Silverlight users make also make good potential targets.

Silverlight, the framework for writing and running rich Internet applications that Microsoft created as an alternative to Adobe’s Flash, has not, so far, surpassed the latter when it comes to user numbers. Still, it has been used to provide video streaming for many high profile events and is currently used by popular video streaming service Netflix……

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http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2770

NOTE you can uninstall Microsoft Silverlight (add on like flash) at Control Panel > Programs and Features – or for Firefox check your Add-Ons to see if installed. Silverlight is not a necessary program, adds view features for some sites using it. About a year or so ago it was in the news that Microsoft may discontinue Silverlight.

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Review: Comodo Internet Security 7 (Best Free with Real Time Protection)

Review: Comodo Internet Security 7 (Best Free with Real Time Protection)

Comodo Internet Security 7.0.313494.4115
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Comodo Internet Security is the free, multi-layered security application that keeps hackers out and personal information in.Built from the ground upwards with your security in mind, Internet Security offers 360° protection by combining powerful Antivirus protection, an enterprise class packet filtering firewall, advanced host intrusion prevention and automatic sandboxing of unknown files.Unlike the stripped down versions of commercial software that other software vendors offer for free, this is the full, completely functional version of the product.

Main features of Comodo Internet Security:
•Antivirus: Tracks down and destroy any existing malware hiding in a PC.
•Anti-Spyware: Detects spyware threats and destroys each infection.
•Anti-Rootkit: Scans, detects & removes rootkits on your computer.
•Bot Protection: Prevents malicious software turning your PC into a zombie.
•Defense+: Protects critical system files and blocks malware before it installs.
•Auto Sandbox Technology™: Runs unknown files in an isolated environment where they can cause no damage.
•Memory Firewall: Cutting-edge protection against sophisticated buffer overflow attacks.
•Anti-Malware Kills malicious processes before they can do harm.

What’s new in this version:

Viruscope
•Viruscope monitors the activities of processes running on your computer and alerts you if they attempt to take suspicious actions. Apart from forming yet another layer of malware detection and prevention, the
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