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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. This really is not good from an enterprise security perspective.
    Opera Unite: A Great idea or horrible security risk? - Security
    Tags: ( browser opera )
  2. As Martin says, Level 2 merchants are now faced with a little bit higher bar to get over.
    Network Security Blog >> Level 2 merchants are going to have to get serious about PCI
    Tags: ( pci )
  3. Andrew has started a series on SIEM. Check it out for some good advice.
    Andrew Hay >> Blog Archive >> A SIEM Solution is Like a Garden
    Tags: ( siem )
  4. Rafal talks about a nifty looking tool that I'll be checking out.
    Digital Soapbox - Preaching Security to the Digital Masses: Watcher - Web Vulnerabilities Served Up Passively
    Tags: ( tools webappsec )

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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. ISC has a nifty services file that also includes a bunch of ports on which different trojans and malware listen.
    http://isc.sans.org/services.html
    Tags: ( ports malware )
  2. Here's a little something to play with in your reversing lab, the Kindle machine readable source code.
    Amazon.com: Help > Digital Products Help > Amazon Kindle Wireless Reading Device > Amazon Kindle Terms, Warranties, & Notices > Source Code Notice
    Tags: ( kindle )
  3. Amusing.
    YouTube - 50 Ways to Inject Your SQL
    Tags: ( humor sql )
  4. The entire Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis course at Polytechnic Institute of New York University is now available on the web for free. Very cool.
    Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis - Home
    Tags: ( education )
  5. The start of what looks to be an interesting series on session attacks against ASP.NET.
    AppSec Street Fighter - SANS Institute >> Session Attacks and ASP.NET - Part 1
    Tags: ( asp.net session )
  6. Opera release version 10 of its browser yesterday and it contains something new called Unite. It should scare you if you are responsible for protecting your enterprises data assets. Any user can now quickly and, supposedly, easily setup a web server/service.
    Boaz Gelbord: Opera Invites You to Join the Cloud
    Tags: ( opera browser )
  7. A new version of Wireshark has been released. Wireshark is an awesome open source network sniffer that is very robust and full of functionality.
    Wireshark 1.2.0 released
    Tags: ( wireshark packet-capture sniffer tools )
  8. Interesting. Low bandwidth denial of service on a web server without affecting other services and easily started and stopped.
    Slowloris HTTP DoS ha.ckers.org web application security lab
    Tags: ( dos http apache )

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Kevin

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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. Kees was tasked to put together a short presentation to introduce "Some Information Security Challenges in Cloud Computing." First, the info is good. You should go read it. Second, he shared his high level process for creating a presentation, which is similar to how I go about it. And finally, he shares the actual presentation with us. You really need to check it out. The design is wonderful.
    Brief introduction to challenges in Cloud Security - Kees Leune Information Security Blog
    Tags: ( cloud presentations )
  2. A few tips on deploying IE8 in your corporate environment. Good stuff and I definitely agree with the author regarding disabling private browsing.
    The Security Kitchen >> Deploying IE8 in your corporate environment.
    Tags: ( ie8 )
  3. An interesting blog post about some facets of the Opera Mini browser; the one you can put on your mobile devices. Things I was not aware of. You should read this and then decide if your use of the browser is appropriate.
    un-excogitate.org >> Blog Archiv >> The Risks of Opera Mini
    Tags: ( browser opera-mini )
  4. Chris takes on an interesting issue with some current terminology being used in reference to cloud computing.
    Rational Survivability >> The Vagaries Of Cloudcabulary: Why Public, Private, Internal & External Definitions Don't Work...
    Tags: ( cloud )

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Kevin

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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. Time to patch Opera if you use it.
    Opera belts out critical security update | Security - CNET News
    Tags: ( vulnerability browser opera patches )
  2. Some very good points about getting things accomplished. They apply to any profession, but those of us in information security should pay particular attention.
    ShackF00 >> "Practical Intelligence" in Infosec
    Tags: ( general )

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Kevin

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