Posts Tagged ‘Vulnerabilities Assessment’

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Honeywell WebSite Open to XSS and More

Shadab Siddiqui a security researcher have just revealed several critical vulnerability at honeywell.com , redhat.com, pinterest.com, alshaya.com websites, cross site scripting vulnerability allows attacker to inject an iframe in the website to run a malicious script on visitors computers.  Also it is possible to conduct a click jacking attack where a hacker can use a [...]

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Nessus 5.0 – New Real-time Scanning Options

Tenable network security have just released a new version of Nessus, this version comes with many improvement by simplifying the installation with web based wizard, configuration management over the GUI interface. Nessus scanner most important feature are plugins that allow to detect new vulnerabilities, on the fifth version Nessus allows you to filter plugins criteria [...]

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The Secunia Yearly Report 2011 Released

Secunia a popular security company that provides patch management and vulnerability assessment solutions have just released the secunia yearly report. This report comes to assist users in understanding the current situation of software vulnerabilities. The 33 page report cover very important information and details about their finding in the period between 2006 to 2011 in [...]

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MBSA to Keep your Windows System up-to-date

Keeping your system updated is very important to avoid new malwares and to fix vulnerabilities that allow a malicious user have a full control on your system, well I used to enable the automatic update on all Microsoft based systems as we have monthly the patch Tuesday tradition. Now this seems to be not enough [...]

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4 Reasons why Deploying a Vulnerability Scanner Saves Time

Networks are huge. It is mind blowing how many different elements make up a network. You have at a high level the software and hardware. You get many different flavors of operating systems which might also differ in patch level and service packs installed on each. Hardware is even more diverse; apart from the different [...]

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COREvidence New Vision for Security Scanners

Any security professional have his own way and tools to conduct vulnerability assessment , the problem that we have when using different security assessment tools that utilities produce several reports with different results. This is not the only problem another important point is that these tools are expensive to purchase and depending on situation you [...]

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Secunia Releases Patch Management Utility

Secunia Danish computer security service provider announced the final version of the Secunia Corporate Software Inspector 4.0 (CSI 4.0). This tool may identify vulnerabilities for about 13 000 applications from 2300 developers. CSI 4.0 has a free trial version which can be downloaded from the official website. And brings CSI 4.0 with Microsoft server operating [...]

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