McAfee – Botnets illustrated and explained

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An interesting and well done illustration related to the concept of BOTNETs and the associated dangers when infected. McAfee – How my PC became a ZOMBIE http://blogs.mcafee.com/mcafee-labs/botnets-demystified-and-simplified QUOTE: Even folks in the security industry–have a hard time explaining botnets (robot networks of infected computers) in a way that your Uncle Joe or Aunt Betty can […]

Adobe – Critical Security Update on June 15th

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Last week, Adobe released important security updates for Flash, Acrobat, and Shockwave as noted below.  These should be promptly applied as applicable: Adobe Releases Patches for in Numerous Products http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2011/06/adobe_releases_patches_and_imp.php QUOTE:  Adobe released security patches for Acrobat, Adobe Reader, BlazeDS, ColdFusion, Flash Player, LiveCycle DataServices, LiveCycle ES, and Shockwave Player today.  13 vulnerabilities were patched in […]

Corporate Best Practices – Check your Security Logs

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The ISC emphasizes the best practice of thoroughly checking security logs on a daily basis.  Major security breaches and leakages of customer data continue to be reported.  Discovering issues very early can greatly reduce the impacts associated with unauthrozied access. Log files – are you reviewing yours? http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=11068 QUOTE:  Logs review should be a intrinsic […]


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