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Archive for January 14th, 2008 ↓

Banking Online? Information Intercepted by New Trojan

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water (am I the only one who understands this reference?)… Online banking is facing a new attack via a trojan which intercepts account information prior to encryption and then kindly transmits the data to be inlcluded in a central attacker database.

The Trojan, dubbed Trojan.Silentbanker by security software company Symantec, can intercept online banking transactions that normally are well guarded by two-factor authentication procedures. During a banking transaction, Silentbanker will change the user’s bank account details over to the attacker’s account, all the while mimicking what the user would expect to see from a typical banking transaction…….(Source: PcWorld/Symantec)

Sony VAIO VGC-LS30E All-In-One TV-Capable Desktop

Sony VAIO VGC-LS30E Desktop PCSony dropped their first Notable LS Series All In One PC last year, but this year’s VGC-LS30E model smokes its 2007 predecessor. Sony has revamped the glass bezel design to look even more stylish than before, and a host of media center features make this stylish desktop an even more viable entertainment center.

The Sony VAIO VGC-LS30E doesn’t skimp on the performance parts, either. This ultra-slim desktop PC features an Intel Pentium Dual Core processor, 2 gigabytes of DDR2 memory, and a 19-inch Widescreen LCD display to watch it all on.