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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2009
'MonkeyFist' Launches Dynamic CSRF Web Attacks
News  |  7/30/2009  | 
Researchers release tool that automates cross-site request forgery attacks
Exploits Take Advantage Of Hot News, Search Queries
Quick Hits  |  7/28/2009  | 
Attackers look to attach their malware to hot Google searches, report says
Two Newly Disclosed Hacks Prey On Browser, Web Security
News  |  7/20/2009  | 
New cross-site request forgery (CSRF) proof-of-concept and Firefox 3.5 hacking tool released
Least-Privilege Technology Still Swimming Upstream, But Making Progress
News  |  7/10/2009  | 
Fundamental shift in endpoint security might be easier with rollout of Windows 7, experts say
Research: A Day In the Life of A Spamming Bot
Quick Hits  |  7/9/2009  | 
ESET researchers discover that a Waledac-infected bot spams out 150,000 messages a day
Oracle Report: Consumers Fickle About Ecommerce Security Controls
Quick Hits  |  7/7/2009  | 
Nearly one-third of U.K.'s online shoppers don't trust online security measures, but most don't want additional controls if it affects ease and speed of transactions
New Tool And Managed Service 'Penetration-Test' End Users
News  |  7/6/2009  | 
New User Attack Framework (UAF) could eventually work with Metasploit's hacking tool, researchers say


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