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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. Oops. Didn't mean for that super secret list of civilian nuclear sites to be posted.
    Government Accidently Posts Sensitive Nuclear Documents Online -- Government IT Security
    Tags: ( data-leakage )
  2. If you are using Rails 2.3 and performing digest authentication, you need to read this and implement the fix provided.
    Nate's Tumble Log, Security hole found in Rails 2.3's http_authentication.rb
    Tags: ( rails ruby )
  3. Xavier has a nice tutorial on integrating Didier Stevens handy PDFiD tool with Nautilus on a Linux system.
    /dev/random >> Blog Archive >> PDFiD Integration with Nautilus
    Tags: ( pdf pdfid )
  4. If you see visits to these sites in your proxy logs, you have some work to do. Also, if you don't have a proxy or don't look at the logs, you have even more work to do 🙂
    Google Online Security Blog: Top 10 Malware Sites
    Tags: ( malware )
  5. Rich and Adrian are looking for some help with Project Quant. They have a survey up about patch management they would really like for you to participate in.
    TAKE PART IN PROJECT QUANT (please)! << The New School of Information Security
    Tags: ( patching )
  6. If you are in the Atlanta area, the June meeting of NAISG is happening on the 10th. Stop on by.
    June Atlanta NAISG Meeting >> Andy ITGuy
    Tags: ( naisg )
  7. A new release of BASE is available.
    New version (v 1.4.3.1) of BASE available
    Tags: ( ids base snort )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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