Interesting Information Security Bits for 12/08/2008

by kriggins on December 8, 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 treatment of the CheckFree exploit.
    Digging Deeper Into the CheckFree Attack - Security Fix
  2. This is an interesting article with several suggestions that are apply whether you are worried about Jasager or not. For those not aware, Jasager is an implementation of Karma on a FON access point. Karma is a penetration and exploit framework for wireless networks.
    Jasager: On the Defensive - Room362.com
  3. Tyler offers us a nifty little script that uses Nmap, perl, grep, cut, and sed to provide you with a list of live IP addresses that resolved to hosts names. Great fun to be had.
    .:Computer Defense:. >> IP Resolution with nmap
  4. Mr. Hoff has a post up that I need to read a couple more times. It is packed full of thought provoking information.
    Rational Survivability: Infrastructure 2.0 and Virtualized/Cloud Networking: Wait, Where's My DNS/DHCP Server Again?
  5. Alex has a nice response up to Bill Brenner's CSO Online article that discusses whether penetration testing has a limited future. Good stuff.
    Penetration Testing Not Dead, Probably Just Pining for the Fjord

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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