WebSite Security Attacks – Approaches used by hackers

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ESET offers an excellent analysis of how websites are attacked by hackers. WebSite Security – Approaches used by hackers http://blog.eset.com/2011/07/26/50-ways-to-hack-a-website QUOTE: Well, really there are far more, but the latest study from Imperva of 10 million attacks against 30 large organizations from January to May of 2011 cites a cocktail of techniques used by would-be […]

Bell South – Beware of upgrade phishing scam

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F-Secure warns of a spam attack desinged to capture sensitive personal information.  Please do not respond to these or when in doubt call customer service to verify, rather than filling out this form Bell South – Beware of upgrade phishing scam http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002205.html QUOTE: We were tipped by an alert user (thanks Walt) about this phishing scam […]

Windows XP – Main target of Rootkit attacks

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An interesting analysis by AVAST which illustrates statistics from their cleaning of system infections.  While XP is more widely installed, there is improved protection within WIndows 7 from these types of attacks. Windows XP – Main target of Rootkit attacks http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2011/07/xp_remains_main_target_of_root.php QUOTE: Research from AVAST Virus Lab shows that Windows XP remains the main target of […]

Java 7 – Security Features in this new release

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Version 7 is a new release of the full Java client version. Below are links related to security Java 7 – Security Features in this new release http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2011/07/java_7_upgrades_security.php http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/444374 QUOTE: All of the new features and improvements to existing features are cryptography-related and generally related to support for SSL/TLS in the JSSE (Java Secure Socket […]

Apple Lion O/S – New Security Features

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Below are some of the new improvements in the latest version of Apple’s Mac O/S: Apple Lion O/S – New Security Features http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=11245 http://www.apple.com/macosx/whats-new/features.html QUOTE: Once you are over the online install experience, the upside down mouse gestures and all the other bling that comes as part of OS X Lion, it is time to […]


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