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

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

  1. This looks like it will be a nifty tool.
    Microsoft to release exploitability tool
    Tags: ( microsoft code-review fuzzing )
  2. The patches for Adobe Acrobat and Reader version 7 and 8 are now available.
    Security Updates Available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat Versions 7 and 8 - Security Watch
    Tags: ( pdf vulnerability adobe patches )
  3. Whoops. First miss-configure things, then let people see it, then tell the folks that find it that they don't know what they are talking about. Trust me, these guys definitely know what they are talking about. Also made it to the Register.
    Digital Soapbox - Information Security, Risk & Data Protection Blog: FOX News Fail on Twitter
    Tags: ( vulnerability )
  4. Not that there was much doubt that it would happen, but all three browsers have fallen in the CanSecWest conference hacking contest.
    A grim day for browser security at hacker contest * The Register
    Tags: ( hacking contest cansecwest )
  5. A nice article about privacy settings for LinkedIn.
    LinkedIn Privacy Settings: What You Need to Know - Network World
    Tags: ( privacy linkedin )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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