Interesting Information Security Bits for 12/05/2008

by kriggins on December 5, 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 site with some good info on WinDbg.
    Hat tip: @txs_
  2. Jack weighs in on penetration testing and its usefulness. Read the comments too. Some good stuff in there.
    Uncommon Sense Security: The Fallacy of Penetration Testing
  3. It says coming soon, bet you can already view some materials at the site pointed to in the post. Interesting stuff.
    Coming Soon: Security People on Video | Episteme
  4. Part 3 of this great series is ready for you to read.
    Bulding A Web Application Security Program: Part 3, Why Web Applications Are Different |
  5. Rich has posted a very nice analysis of the Microsoft/RSA partnership.
    Analysis Of The Microsoft/RSA Data Loss Prevention Partnership |
  6. A nifty little script you can use to find user accounts that were created between two dates.
    Syn: PowerShell - Finding New User Accounts
  7. If you use Facebook you need to be careful. There is another virus going around.
    Destructive virus hits Facebook - Topix
  8. We really need to find a way to get through to our Boards of Directors.
    IT security risks dismissed by boards, survey finds
  9. The last batch Microsoft patches of the year are coming out next week.
    Microsoft Patch Tuesday for December 2008: eight bulletins
  10. If you are still using Firefox 2.0 and rely on its anti-phishing features, be aware that they go away with the next update.
    Mozilla to pull antiphishing feature from Firefox 2.0 at Google's request

That's it for today. Have fun!

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