Tech Thoughts Daily Security Alerts – April 25, 2009

Daily alert

Chrome security flaw fixed – Surfers using Google’s Chrome browser have been told to update to the latest version to fix a security flaw.

New Windows 7 hack purports to be “unfixable” – A hack that’s “unfixable” is a pretty bold claim, but that’s just what researchers Vipin Kumar and Nitin Kumar have announced.

Fake AV Now Part of Security Center – The fake antivirus has self elevated its importance and just might be able to convince consumers into spending money on its license.

New Blackhat SEO attack exploits vulnerabilities in WordPress to distribute rogue antivirus software – A new Blackhat SEO technique emerges to exploit vulnerabilities in the popular WordPress Blog software.

AVAAntiSpyware is adware aimed at selling users a fake antivirus – This adware, like all of its kind, simulates a system scan, detecting several malware variants which are really not on the computer.

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