Security Weekly News 09 December 2010 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Porting all those security fixes in PHP 5 back to PHP 4.4.9 is a PITA” – Steffan Esser (Still using PHP 4? Good luck!) “Criticizing WAF tech is so “2009” – AppSec is so difficult, you need to use …

Security Weekly News 09 December 2010 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Mobile Security Privacy Cloud Security Tools General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime WikiLeaks backers hit MasterCard and Visa in cyberstrike  [www.reuters.com] Credit card giants MasterCard and Visa came under intense cyber attack on Wednesday as supporters of …

Security Weekly News 02 December 2010 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “OWASP top 10 is in danger of becoming the pci of the app layer. it’s not enough” – Gal Shpantzer “Remember deceivers tend to actually engage in greater eye contact not less. The myth of looking away to lie …

Security Weekly News 02 December 2010 – Full List

Category Index  Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Mobile Security Privacy Censorship Tools General Outrageous Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Web-Based Malware Infections Reached Over 1.2 Million in Q3-2010  [www.spamfighter.com] According to a recent study by the security firm Dasient, the number of malware …

Security Weekly News 29 November 2010 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome Highlighted quotes of the week: “Real security is built, not bought.” – Richard Bejtlich “Can’t believe in 2010 many web devs still tell prospective client that security is additional cost, add-on or on request only.” – Drazen Drazic “If you try to limit access …

Security Weekly News 29 November 2010 – Full List

Category Index  Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case For Security Web Technologies Network Security Cloud Security Mobile Security Privacy Cryptography / Encryption Social Engineering Tools General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   WikiLeaked Diplomatic Cables Confirm China’s Politburo Was Behind Google Hacking Incident [techcrunch.com] Details about the U.S. State Department cables obtained …

Security Weekly News 19 November 2010 – Summary

Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome.  Highlighted quotes of the week: “Technology alone will not protect you from the insider threat” – Pat Kirwan (at IRISSCON) “Allocating security investments based upon asset valuation sounds like a good idea, and indeed it is. But doing so is difficult because when CFOs …

Security Weekly News 19 November 2010 – Full List

Category Index  Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Cloud Security Privacy Tools Mobile Security General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime   Man loses millions in computer virus-related scam [www.net-security.org] A US court has heard that a couple conned at least $6 million from the great-grandson of …

Security Weekly News 12 November 2010

Quote of the week: “I’ve seen a number of costly incidents here in Ireland. Last one was €19,000 on a VOIP system” – Brian Honan Feedback and/or contributions to make this better are appreciated and welcome. Just to let you know that you can have a look at: – The full security news for this …

Security Weekly News 12 November 2010 – Full List

Category Index Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Online Services Vulnerabilities Unpatched Vulnerabilities Software Updates Business Case for Security Web Technologies Network Security Database Security Cloud Security Mobile Security Privacy Tools General Funny Hacking Incidents / Cybercrime Hackers Hijack 1 Million China Cell Phones [www.informationweek.com] Zombie text sending malware is racking up $300,000 in charges per day. More …