Q2 security highlights

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President Obama's cybersecurity speech was the most notable information security event from the second quarter of 2009, security vendor F-secure said in its quarterly threat summary. The most notable threats from March to June included the Conficker worm, Twitter attacks, and PDF exploits. Conficker, in particular, “proved to be the most significant malware outbreak in recent years,” F-Secure said. — AM
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