Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/26/2008

by kriggins on November 26, 2008

in Interesting Bits

Hi everybody! I hope your day is going well.

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

  1. Paul has a nice how-to up on creating custom dictionaries for password cracking. Custom dictionaries built intelligently are much more effective than general ones.
    PaulDotCom: Archives
  2. Splunk is a great tool for log management and alerting. Rich shows how to get it working on FreeBSD 7.0.
    TaoSecurity: Splunk on FreeBSD 7.0
  3. F-Secures handy Rescue CD has been updated. Check it out.
    F-Secure Linux weblog >> Blog Archive >> Rescue CD 3.01 released
  4. Google says there is not security flaw. Victims were phished.
    Google silences Gmail security blogorumors * The Register
  5. Secunia's Personal Software Inspector has gone final with version 1.0. This is a great tool to help you keep your systems up-to-date.
    Download - Personal (PSI) - Vulnerability Scanning -
  6. Chris highly recommends this video and slide deck. It's going on the list for me to watch.
    Cryptography for Penetration Testers << Ramblings of the anal security guy
  7. The CSI 2008 presentations are online and available for download.
    CSI 2008

That's it for today. Have fun!

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