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Online Attacks for Political Reasons
Posted in: Information Security
It seems that the only time that state-sponsored online attacks are covered in the media is when someone wants to create a short term scare campaign that is focussed on driving business to a company, or on increasing funding or perceived relevancy for a government agency or group of agencies. Perha....
Posted: 30 June 2008 17:33

Big Updates at the end of the Week
Posted in: Information Security
The end of last week saw some interesting security patches released by major software companies. Both Apple and Microsoft released or re-released patches for various issues that had been causing their users problems. Apple released a Safari patch to address the 'Carpet Bombing' problem that had pr....
Posted: 22 June 2008 15:27

$1 Million gets you International Hacking Capabilities
Posted in: Information Security
A recent briefing by the US Department of Homeland Security has thrown up some interesting figures about the level of online attack capability that a number of designated terrorist organisations are believed to possess. What is somewhat surprising is the level of capability being claimed for a rela....
Posted: 17 June 2008 23:00

Some People Just Don't Know When to Stop
Posted in: Information Security
A former corporate executive, currently under home detention since his October 2007 arrest on charges of looting his company of funds has been accused of trying to bypass (unsuccessfully) security monitoring software installed on his home system, even after he promised (via his lawyers) that the att....
Posted: 16 June 2008 00:27

Microsoft Security Patch Advance Notification - June 2008
Posted in: Information Security
This coming Tuesday, Microsoft are planning to release seven patches with the June Security Patch Release, according to the advance notification advice released by Microsoft and their MSRC.

Of the seven patches due for release, three have been identified as Critical, all leading to remote code ex....
Posted: 8 June 2008 13:40

What makes for a Dangerous Domain?
Posted in: Information Security
McAfee recently published a study that identifies what could be described as the world's most dangerous top level domain (.hk). According to McAfee's report, 19% of .hk domains are alleged to be serving malware or otherwise considered potentially risky for site visitors. Two other top level domain....
Posted: 6 June 2008 07:09

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