Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/19/2008

by kriggins on November 19, 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. Like the link says, version 3.2 is available at a store near you.
    /dev/random >> Blog Archive >> MetaSploit FrameWork 3.2 Released
  2. Domdingelom has a nice post up talking about eSSO. Worth a read.
    Domdingelom on security, fun and life: can we escape from password hell ?
  3. Didier has made available the presentation he gave at his ISSA/OWASP talk. You can also grab the demo files. Neato stuff.
    My ISSA / OWASP Talk "Risky PDF" << Didier Stevens
  4. I used to tinker with hardware a lot. Over the years I have drifted away from it. However, recently I have been getting the itch to get back to it. Larry has posted some great tips and resources for those who want to smell the scent of hot solder and warm flux.
    Larry's Introduction to Hardware Hacking
  5. Damon has a great article up for start-ups. He offers some ideas for making disclosure easier for those who might find problems with your site or product. Responsible disclosure is always easier if there is a clearly documented method for doing so.
    On Responsible Disclosure in the Non-Enterprise World | Startup Security
  6. Looks like Microsoft is joining the ranks of those who offer free anti-virus and anti-malware products.
    Microsoft Throws In The Towel on Windows Live OneCare; New Anti-Malware Tool To Be Free - Security Watch
  7. Looks like McColo was able to get back on the net for a while on Saturday. Don't count on the spam counts remaining low.
    Dead network provider arms Rustock botnet from the hereafter * The Register

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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