Spam doubles, finding new ways to deliver itself

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Hearing from a lot of new friends lately? You know, the ones that write “It’s me, Esmeralda,” and tip you off to an obscure stock that is “poised to explode” or a great deal on prescription drugs. You’re not the only one. Spam is back–in e-mail in-boxes and on everyone’s minds. In the last six […]

The Alphabet Soup of Security Designations

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What do all those letters mean? Here are some certifications in the information security field: CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional ISSAP: Information Systems Security Architecture Professional ISSMP: Information Systems Security Management Professional ISSEP: Information Systems Security Engineering Professional CAP: Certification and Accreditation Professional SSCP: Systems Security Certified Practitioner CPTS: Certified Penetration Testing Specialist CPTE: […]

Microsoft Security Advisory (929433)

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Microsoft is investigating a new report of limited “zero-day” attacks using a vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000, Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Word Viewer 2003, Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac, and Microsoft Word 2004 v. X for Mac, as well as Microsoft Works 2004, 2005, and 2006. In order for this attack […]


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