Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Don’t Let Usability Issues Compromise Security

Anyone who has worked in an office environment as probably received an email or alert notifying staff that it’s time to change their login passwords (again) — and that those passwords have to meet an ever growing list of criteria: Letters, numbers, symbols, at least 8 characters, a Klingon word and their great-grandmother’s favorite color. [...]

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Twitter Hacked Accounts Posting links to Android Opfake Trojan

Symantec are tracking a new malicious link that is posted on compromised Twitter accounts. The posted links are redirecting victims to a website that are hosting malicious applications. By visiting the malicious website victims start to download a fake Asphalt 7 program that is packed with a Trojan which uses victims phone to send SMS [...]

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RFS: Request For Security!

Rick Lawhorn, CISA, CISSP, CHP, CHSS As the industry prepares for increased regulations and compliance requirements from state and federal governments, businesses are taking a harder look at endpoint security. This emerging trend is starting to require businesses to re-evaluate their solution provider relationships and is potentially become a key market differentiator in forming new [...]

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Microsoft Plans to fix 57 security bug

Microsoft has issued an advanced notification to fix several security vulnerabilities in windows operating system, Internet explorer web-browser, Office and the .NET framework. The Security bulletins for this month patch Tuesday are intended to eliminate 57 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products. Five of the twelve critical bulletins fix vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to remotely [...]

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Wikileaks and Anonymous release “global intelligence files” Part one

Today, Monday 27 February, Anonymous have started in a new union with wikileaks planning to publish “The global intelligence files”. Those files are belonging to global intelligence company Stratfor and containing a lot of confidential information. More than five million emails are going to be released publically that are sent by special agents from all [...]

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CONFidence 2012 IT Security Conference

CONFidence is an annual IT security conference that will take place on 23-24th May, 2012 in Krakow, Poland for the 10th time! The best speakers, latest issues, laid-back atmosphere and Krakow crazy night life – that is why CONFidence has become a meeting point of hackers’ community in Europe. The core of CONFidence is a [...]

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Artillery Combine Honeypot Monitoring and Prevention

Dave (ReL1K) Kennedy author of The Social-Engineering Toolkit (SET) have released last December another interesting tool written in python that helps to protect *nix based system with a combination of honeypot , monitoring and prevention systems. Honeypot is a good way to trick attacker by simulating a vulnerable system to attract hacker or a malicious [...]

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