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Spam on the Rise This Holiday Season

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 […]

TigerDirect News Update for December 11, 2006

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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Security Update: Microsoft Word Vulnerability

Microsoft announces a security advisory for Microsoft Word. The vulnerability exploits a flaw within Microsoft Word that would let hackers take control of a victim’s computer by sending emails with an attached MS Word file. The flaw addressed is the “Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability”. “The vulnerability affects versions of Microsoft Word sold from […]