Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/13/2008

by kriggins on November 13, 2008

in Interesting Bits

Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. ISP Cut off From Internet After Security Concerns - Business Center - PC World
    Interesting story about the shutdown of McColo.
  2. $10k hacking contest announced | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
    Want to test your l33t skillz? Here you go.
  3. Black Hat (r) : The World's Premier Technical Security Conference
    Call for Proposals is not open for Blackhat DC 2009 and Blackhat Europe 2009
  4. Mozilla fixes 11 new flaws in Firefox, six critical
    Time to update. Details inside.
  5. Microsoft explains seven-year-old patch delay
    Short answer: It was really hard.
  6. On Security & Risk Management Innovation | RiskAnalys.is
    Alex has posted a great article on risk management and innovation. You will not regret giving it a read. It has a great suggestion for dealing with budget cuts.
  7. Myth or truism? Security experts judge conventional wisdom - Network World
    This article is a nice read. It is interesting to read the different view points of the respondents to the same questions.
  8. Carnal0wnage Blog: Passing the Hash and other fun with Tenable smbshell
    CG points out some interesting things we can do with the smbshell tool that is provided by Tenable as part of Nessus.

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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Alex November 13, 2008 at 6:23 pm

Thanks for the kind words, Kevin!

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