This holiday season, be aware of holiday spam. 10.9 percent of all spam this season from Thanksgiving until now has been Christmas related. Most spam will have subject about hard-to-find toys, gift ideas and holiday e-cards. “Beginning around Thanksgiving and continuing until New Year’s, we see a rise in Christmas spam,” Penny Freeman, director of […]
This is the TigerDirect news update for Monday, December 11, 2006.
Today’s podcast includes:
- Spam on the Rise
- Bogus Spyware has Korea up in Arms
- The Wii outsells PS3 in it’s first month of sales
- WiMax the new ‘copper’ network
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Microsoft announces a security advisory for Microsoft Word. The vulnerability exploits a flaw within Microsoft Word that would let hackers take control of a victimâ€™s computer by sending emails with an attached MS Word file. The flaw addressed is the â€œMicrosoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerabilityâ€. â€œThe vulnerability affects versions of Microsoft Word sold from […]