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Nobel Peace Prize Site Hacked to Serve Firefox Attack
Posted in: Information Security
For many years, one of the arguments as to why the Windows platform was targeted so much by malware authors was due to its widespread popularity and market share. When the Internet gained widespread acceptance and use, many attacks against Microsoft's dominant Internet Explorer were explained using....
Posted: 30 October 2010 16:37

The Importance of a Good Backup
Posted in: Information Security
It can never be stressed too much how important it is to maintain a sound backup policy, which includes testing the backups to ensure that they will actually work when you need them. A Swedish Professor recently found out how important this is when he had a laptop stolen which contained material th....
Posted: 21 October 2010 00:37

Microsoft Security Patch Release October 2010 Advance Notification
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft have released their Advance Notification for their Security Bulletin release scheduled for October. This month, 16 bulletins are being released, covering Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, and the .NET Framework.

Despite the large number scheduled for release, only four of the bulleti....
Posted: 8 October 2010 23:28

Cryptome Defaced and Archive Deleted in Public Attack
Posted in: Information Security has provided a means for the distribution of otherwise restricted information on the internet for over a decade, but it hasn't come without risk. It may not be as well known by the public as the more recent WikiLeaks, but it has been hosting and distributing documents related to freed....
Posted: 6 October 2010 18:49

Iranian Nuclear Spy Arrests May Be Linked to Stuxnet Worm
Posted in: Information Security
As far as malware goes, Stuxnet is more of an enigma than a widespread threat to most computer users, it never really spread significantly and is being used to target industrial controllers from Siemens. There were some interesting aspects of its creation, particularly the use of valid signed certi....
Posted: 3 October 2010 22:51

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