Interesting Information Security Bits for 12/03/2008

by kriggins on December 3, 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. A nice list of tools that were presented at ToorCon.
    Tools From ToorCon X | Infosec Events
  2. More presentations available for you viewing pleasure.
    Virus Bulletin 2008 Presentations | Infosec Events
  3. A new version of Maltego is available. This is a very nifty tool that you should be aware of.
    spylogic.net - Maltego 2.01 Released
  4. Mr. Bump came across some cheat sheets that look very useful.
    BumpInTheWire.com >> Blog Archive >> Stumbling Around
  5. Great post by Amrit. Pay particular attention to the comments about visibility.
    Amazon AWS, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure, and More - Part 1: Can We Secure The Cloud? << Amrit Williams Blog
  6. Like the title says.
    Black Hat Japan 2008 Presentations | Infosec Events
  7. Part II of this series is up. Good stuff.
    Building A Web Application Security Program: Part 2, The Business Justification | securosis.com
  8. A nice little tutorial on using Nmap to scan for systems missing the MS08-067 patch.
    Scan For MS08-067 With Nmap
  9. A new point and click malware building is making the rounds.
    "Constructing" bad things...again - PandaLabs
  10. Do you have a process to monitor your DNS entries for sensitive e-commerce systems and public sites? If not, your really should.
    Online payment site hijacked by notorious crime gang * The Register
  11. This and similar incidents that have occurred in the past really make you wonder about the software model that relies on licensing services over the internet.
    License server glitch exposes SonicWall users to e-mail security threats
  12. Whoops. Not only are multiple versions of anti-virus software not needed, you don't even need one.
    Apple deletes Mac antivirus suggestion | Security - CNET News

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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Stiennon December 3, 2008 at 3:26 pm

Thanks for tweeting this. I subscribed!

-Stiennon

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kriggins December 5, 2008 at 10:19 am

Your welcome Richard. Thanks for listening in 🙂

Kevin

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