Security Weekly News 22 June 2011 – Summary

In case you missed it, I put together a blog post last week on the OWASP AppSec EU Security Conference in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland with slides, pictures and experience Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “I would recommend to store at least half a …

Security Weekly News 22 June 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Cloud Security Crytography Privacy Security FAIL General Outrageous Funny / Hilarious Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Document claims LulzSec has obtained 2011 UK Census records  [www.v3.co.uk] Infamous hacking group LulzSec is claiming to have obtained the entire …

Security Weekly News 17 June 2011 – Summary

Smile! it’s Friday! 🙂 In case you missed it I put together a blog post last week regarding my personal experience on the CISSP certification process, etc: CISSP exam, materials, preparation and experience Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “A pen test should be a …

Security Weekly News 17 June 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Forensics / Reverse Engineering Cryptography Wireless Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy / Censorship Security FAIL Off Topic Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Incident Analysis: Million Dollars Lost In A Minute  [carnal0wnage.attackresearch.com] Dudes, I and two …

Security Weekly News 3 June 2011 – Summary

Thanks to Tadek and Shaun for contributing to this security bulletin NOTE: I am still trying to catch up, some news items are a bit dated but worth mentioning, I tried to put newer items at the top of each section so that if you see something dated you already saw you can skip the …

Security Weekly News 3 June 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy / Censorship General Security FAIL Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Bank of America data leak destroys trust  [www.latimes.com] The far-reaching fraud serves as a cautionary tale for all consumers …

Security Weekly News 13 May 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome For those interested, there was also a technical article posted over the weekend: SSH Service: How to set it up in Backtrack without getting pwned Remember, sometimes the funny section has some food for thought 🙂 Highlighted quotes of the week: ‘”You have won …

Security Weekly News 13 May 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network security Database Security Cloud Security Mobile Security Privacy / Human rights General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Facebook may have leaked hundreds of thousands of user details  [www.scmagazineuk.com] A Facebook privacy flaw has led to personal information …

Security Weekly News 06 May 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Data breach incidents cost U.S. companies $214 per compromised customer record in 2010. The average total per-incident cost in 2010 was $7.2 million. Additionally, brand damage can be significant.” – Ponemon Institute’s sixth annual U.S. Cost of a Data …

Security Weekly News 06 May 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Mobile Security Cloud Security Privacy Funny Hacking incidents / Cybercrime   LastPass Forces Users to Pick Another Password  [krebsonsecurity.com] LastPass.com, a free password management service that lets users unlock access to all of their password protected sites …