Security Weekly News 25 February 2011 – Full list

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Cloud Security Mobile Security Privacy and Censorship General Tools Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   SpamIt, Glavmed Pharmacy Networks Exposed  [krebsonsecurity.com] An organized crime group thought to include individuals responsible for the notorious Storm and Waledac worms …

Security Weekly News 18 February 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “We have decided to create the following forum letter before a compromise happens just to cover our bases. Because, as many of you know, it is not a matter of “if” it is a matter of “when.” We just …

Security Weekly News 18 February 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 and Censorship General Tools Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime $1.5M Robbery of Bellagio Casino Foiled Thanks to RFID Chips  [singularityhub.com] If you’re thinking of robbing a Las Vegas casino, and …

Security Weekly News Catchup 11 February 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “We’ve learned the importance of Secure-By-Default because people rarely harden their “security” settings as standard practice” – Jeremiah Grossman “Modern browsers are incredibly complex beasts, pushed well beyond their intended limits – and in that capacity, broken in more …

Security Weekly News Catchup 11 February 2011

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime / Data Leakage Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Mobile Security Wireless Security Cryptography / Encryption Privacy and Censorship Social Engineering General Tools Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime / Data Leakage   ‘S3’ Identity Theft Ring Busted In Brooklyn  [www.darkreading.com] Feds arrest 27 …

Security Weekly News 20 January 2011 – Summary

In case you missed it I recently put together this quick blog post regarding how to fix Skype when the call button is just disabled and does not let you ring anybody.  Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “”We accept the risk” shouldn’t be magic …

Security Weekly News 20 January 2011 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Wireless Security Forensics Cloud Computing Privacy and human rights Mobile Security Physical Security General Tools Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   EU locks carbon market after security breach  [news.cnet.com] The European Union locked all accounts in its …

Disabled call button on Skype?

This is not strictly security related but I thought I would post it anyway … So this is really weird, in Skype under windows sometimes the call button is disabled, I have plenty of resources, etc but for some reason Skype just does not let me ring any contact because the button is disabled. The …

Security Weekly News 13 January 2011 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Its long past time to hit Ctrl-Alt-Del on the security budget, I propose the Infosec Flat Tax as a better way forward. I hope that CIOs will read this post, do their own math, and have a frank debate …

Security Weekly News 13 January 2011 – Full list

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Cloud Security Physical Security Mobile Security Privacy Social Engineering General Tools Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Fine Gael website statement  [www.rte.ie] Statement from Fine Gael regarding the hacking of the party’s website. During the past …