Interesting Information Security Bits for 09/24/2009

by kriggins on September 24, 2009

in Interesting Bits

Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well. I am running a bit behind and I apologize for that. I hope to catch up over the next couple days.

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

  1. There is a new version of F-Secure's Health Check available. Always a good idea to check all your apps, not just your OS.
    Health Check 2.0 Beta is Available - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab
    Tags: ( patching )
  2. HD did a little testing of his own. Take a look.
    Metasploit: NSS Labs Endpoint Protection Test Results
    Tags: ( anti-malware )
  3. Russ takes a look at CRSF attacks and some impacts on forensic analysis.
    HolisticInfoSec.org: CSRF attacks and forensic analysis
    Tags: ( crsf forensics )
  4. An interesting tool that can be used for both good and evil.
    REVIEW: SocialPET Lures End Users into Exposing Security Ignorance
    Tags: ( social-engineering phishing )
  5. Security Monkey is starting another case. Always a lot of fun.
    Case of the Tenacious Timelord: Part I
    Tags: ( case-study )
  6. This document from Cisco is going to be your best friend if you are using Nexus 1000V switches.
    Best Practices in Deploying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches on Cisco UCS Systems [Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches] - Cisco Systems
    Tags: ( vmware cisco switch )
  7. An interesting article about data collection efforts of the FBI.
    Newly Declassified Files Detail Massive FBI Data-Mining Project | Threat Level | Wired.com
    Tags: ( surveillance )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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