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Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

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

  1. Nessus 4.0.1 has been released. I will be updating the Backtrack how-to sometime this week to reflect this.
    Tenable Network Security: Nessus 4.0.1 Released
    Tags: ( nessus )
  2. Service Pack 2 for Vista Server 2008 is ready for you to start testing. You do test before deploying, right?
    SP2 For Vista, Windows Server 2008 Available For Download - Security Watch
    Tags: ( vista patches )
  3. Just the thing for that UNIX geek that is so difficult to buy for. Of course, he's going to have to have a pretty good sized cube to hang it in. (via The Register)
    Eric Levenezs' Gorgeous Unix Diagram
    Tags: ( general )
  4. Here is what looks to be a very nice paper on the Kraken bot. I have ready the beginning and look forward to finishing it.
    SecSci Social Scene: Dissecting the Kraken
    Tags: ( botnet kraken analysis )
  5. Paul has posted some slides on using Nessus during a web application assessment.
    Tenable Network Security: Presentation "Using Nessus In Web Application Assessments"
    Tags: ( webappsec nessus )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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