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Censorship

Submission + - Facebook Censorship Won't Let Me Sign Up 3

dustinhigh writes: "Just thought this was funny... My name is Dustin High and I was told to sign up for a facebook account. After I hit sign-up it came back with an error saying my name is unacceptable. Well their name is unacceptable. What kind of a name is facebook anyway."
Security

Submission + - Microsoft Warns of Excel Zero-Day Attack

greyMatter writes: "eWEEK has a story about a new, undocumented vulnerability in Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program that is being used to launch computer attacks against specific targets, according to a warning from the software maker. The vulnerability, rated "extremely critical" by Secunia, is being exploited to load a keylogger Trojan on select targets, according to an anti-virus analyst tracking the latest attack. From the article: The attackers are using booby-trapped Excel documents, sent by e-mail to the target's mailbox. If a rigged .xls document is launched, the exploit happens silently in the background, infecting the machine with a Trojan downloader that opens a backdoor and waits for instructions from a server controlled by the attacker."

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