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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. Matasano has a challenge for you. Find the problem with this C++ code.
    Matasano Security LLC - Chargen - A C++ Challenge
    Tags: ( challenge exploit )
  2. Trying to setup a lab environment for pen testing and general security learning efforts. Check out this authors efforts so far.
    Virtual lab machines << Infosanity's Blog
    Tags: ( lab )
  3. Trying to figure out which NSM product is the right one for you? Richard has some thoughts on how to do just that. No brands or vendors mentioned, just characteristics and platforms.
    TaoSecurity: NSM in Products
    Tags: ( nsm )
  4. Here is an interesting list you can compare your scanner, or the scanner you are evaluating, against.
    IBM Rational Application Security Insider: Web Application Security Scanner Evaluation Criteria v1.0 released!
    Tags: ( scanners )
  5. Dark Reading has a new Tech Center devoted to vulnerability management news and analysis.
    Vulnerability Management Tech Center: News and Analysis
    Tags: ( vulnerability-management )
  6. Hoff says what I've been thinking. Everything isn't cloud and every failure isn't the cloud's fault.
    Cloud: The Other White Meat... | Rational Survivability
    Tags: ( cloud )

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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. The title says it all. SAINT 7 has been released.
    SAINT 7 released
    Tags: ( saint scanner tools )
  2. Anue Systems interviews Jack Daniel.
    Security Pros on Twitter (SPoT): Jack Daniel/@Jack_Daniel - The Network View
    Tags: ( infoec interview )
  3. Lenney Zeltser, who teaches a popular malware analysis course for SANS, has made one of his slide decks available online. The cool part, the speaker notes are included. Note: You can also watch the recorded webcast.
    Introduction to Malware Analysis - Free Webcast by Lenny Zeltser
    Tags: ( malware analysis )
  4. The T2'09 challenge is up.
    T2'09 Challenge - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab
    Tags: ( challenge )
  5. This is the second half of a post pointed to recently. Interesting stuff.
    >> The Internet After Dark (Part 2) * Security to the Core | Arbor Networks Security
    Tags: ( general )
  6. So, um, all those wonderful security cameras...basically worth bupkiss in stopping or solving crime. There goes that argument for why Big Brother is your friend.
    Schneier on Security: On London's Surveillance Cameras
    Tags: ( surveillance privacy cameras )
  7. An interesting exploration of free security products.
    Plausible Deniability >> Freegan-ism: how free product might upset the anti malware space
    Tags: ( anti-virus anti-malware opinion )
  8. If you are running an FTP server on top of IIS 5 or 6 on Windows 2000, you will want to check this out and put in some extra logging if you can't turn that puppy off.
    IIS5&6 FTP Stack Overflow Zeroday : Liquidmatrix Security Digest
    Tags: ( iis ftp win2k )
  9. The author has a very good point. Worth a read.
    stop the alert(); - The HP Security Laboratory Blog | HP Web Application Security -
    Tags: ( xss )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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