Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/25/2008

by kriggins on November 25, 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. This looks very interesting.
    IEEE 1667: One standard worth watching | Security - CNET News
  2. Interesting, but two things. Have to have a cell card installed and working for the service to work and what about spoofed cell number. Just saying.
    Lenovo service disables laptops with text message - Network World
  3. This looks like it will be fun to play with. Of course, only for the learning experience.
    Browser Rider - A hacking framework for browser exploitation
  4. Another paper from ENISA.
    ENISA launches Position Paper on mobile eID security issues | Security4all - Dedicated to digital security, enterprise 2.0 and presentation skills
  5. Some nastiness that preys on Mac OS X. Not anything new, but worth noting.
    New OS X Malcode: Not Just a DNSChanger | Security to the Core | Arbor Networks Security
  6. Bruce gave a keynote at RSA Europe 2008. The idea presented in this article was also shared there. Interesting stuff.
    Schneier on Security: The Future of Ephemeral Conversation
  7. ENISA has a new paper out.
    ENISA's New Paper: "Inside the matrix: Privacy & data protection challenges". | Security4all - Dedicated to digital security, enterprise 2.0 and presentation skills
  8. Looks like Google plugged the filter problem.
    Google Fixes Gmail Cross-site Request Forgery Vulnerability - Netcraft
  9. CG has another nice write-up on using Metasploit. This time he shows us how to use WMAP.
    Carnal0wnage Blog
  10. Part 4 of CG's how to beat up Oracle with Metasploit.
    Carnal0wnage Blog: Oracle Pwnage with the Metasploit Oracle Modules Part 4
  11. Part 5 of CG's series on beating up Oracle.
    Carnal0wnage Blog: Oracle Pwnage Part 5 -- Password Cracking with JTR

That's it for today. Have fun!

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