Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well. Sorry for missing yesterday's Bits. While there were some interesting bits about, technical failures and busy day conspired to keep me from getting them on the blog. Anyway, on with the show.

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

  1. Looks like there is a 0-day for PowerPoint that is being actively exploited. Be careful what ppt file you are opening.
    Microsoft Warns of Attacks on PowerPoint Vulnerability
    Tags: ( exploits vulnerablity powerpoint )
  2. Panda Labs quarterly report is out.
    Quarterly Report January-March 2009 - PandaLabs
    Tags: ( reports )
  3. Granted, the furor over Conficker has died down a bit now, but it still warrants making sure you aren't infected. Martin points out a nifty way to check, to a certain extent, if you are infected or not.
    Network Security Blog >> The Conficker Eye Chart
    Tags: ( conficker test )
  4. More good stuff on the cloud from Chris.
    Rational Survivability >> The Cloud Is a Fickle Mistress: DDoS&M...
    Tags: ( cloud )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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