Interesting Information Security Bits for 12/09/2008

by kriggins on December 9, 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. ReomoteSpy is back for sale after being shut down for a bit. The article explains why.
    RemoteSpy Back On Sale - Security Watch
  2. Time to update your Blackberry Desktop software. A bit of a problem with ActiveX.
    RIM updates BlackBerry Desktop Software to fix ActiveX flaw
  3. If you have already installed PHP 5.2.7, you should probably back rev.
    PHP 5.2.7 removed from distribution over security bug | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
  4. Firefox has released a new beta of version 3.1. It contains a privacy mode. Check it out if you like living on the edge 🙂
    Techworld.com - Firefox finally gets privacy mode
  5. Mike Rothman is giving and series of webcasts about being a pragmatic CSO. The first is tomorrow. The registration link in the blog post. As a bonus, those attending will get a 50% discount on his book, but you do have to attend.
    Pragmatic CSO Newsletter #69 - Management Training | Security Incite: Analysis on Information Security
  6. Fyodor wrote a book about using Nmap. You might want to read it.
    Nmap Network Scanning--The Official Nmap Project Guide to Network Discovery and Security Scanning
  7. The fellas over at Napera have some good tips on security your wireless networks.
    5 steps to securing your corporate wireless network in 2009 >> Napera Networks

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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