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Summarizing Zero Day's Posts for August

The following is a brief summary of all of my posts at ZDNet's Zero Day for August.

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Notable articles include - Does Twitter's malware link filter really work?; IE8 outperforms competing browsers in malware protection -- again, and Research: 80% of Web users running unpatched versions of Flash/Acrobat

01. Dead-finger tech: 3G USB Modem, Prestigio Powerbank 501
02. Does Twitter's malware link filter really work?
03. Fake Microsoft patch malware campaign makes a comeback
04. Plugins compromised in SquirrelMail's web server hack
05. Absolute Software downplays BIOS rootkit claims
06. Federal forms themed blackhat SEO campaign serving scareware
07. Microsoft's Bing invaded by pharmaceutical scammers
08. Campaign Monitor hacked, accounts used for spamming
09. New Mac OS X DNS changer spreads through social engineering
10. IE8 outperforms competing browsers in malware protection -- again
11. Research: 80% of Web users running unpatched versions of Flash/Acrobat
12. The most dangerous celebrities to search for in 2009
13. Source code for Skype eavesdropping trojan in the wild
14. Snow Leopard's malware protection only scans for two trojans

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