Facebook – Avoid ChatSend application

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Sunbelt security has issued a warning for the ChatSend application.  It installs toolbars for all popular browsers and changes the user’s home page.  It then generates spammed messages extensively within Facebook.  It is difficult to remove once installed and should be avoided if offered by any of your Facebook contacts. Facebook – Avoid ChatSend application http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/little-too-chatty.html […]

Corporate Security Awareness – It is worth the effort and cost?

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This SecuriTeam post debates some of the pros/cons of corporate security awareness.  Some firms rely solely on technology controls while others have a robust user awareness program.  Somewhere in the middle is a good balance as both technology and the user play an important role in safeguarding the company’s information resources.   I would personally vote […]

Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V security Hardening Guide

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Securiteam blogs has published an excellent security guide for hardening Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtual environment Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V security Hardening Guide http://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/1561 QUOTE: Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0 helps to update offline virtual machines, templates, and virtual hard disks with the latest operating system and application patches. Authorization Manager provides a flexible framework for integrating role-based […]

Halloween 2011 – More online Tricks are circulating than Treats

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Please be careful with email, weblinks and Facebook as malicious threats are circulating. Several security firms are warning of online dangers: Halloween 2011 – More online Tricks are circulating than treats http://blog.trendmicro.com/tricks-and-threats-infographic/ http://blog.eset.com/2011/10/27/scary-halloween-cyber-pranks http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/10/31/halloween-kill-some-zombies/ QUOTE: Halloween is fast approaching and it’s that time of the year when scaring people is the most popular form of […]

VMware – Security Blog and Key Resources

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Below are key security resources for VMware found during recent research: VMware – Security Blog http://blogs.vmware.com/security/ VMware – Security Center http://www.vmware.com/technical-resources/security/index.html QUOTE: VMware offers secure and robust virtualization solutions for virtual data centers and cloud infrastructures, and has both the technology and the processes to ensure that this high standard is maintained in all current […]


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