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Content tagged with Vulnerabilities / Threats posted in September 2008
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Report: In-Depth Analysis Finds More Severe Web Flaws
News  |  9/10/2008  | 
Web Application Security Consortium (WASC) report suggests automated scanning alone isn't as thorough when it comes to serious bugs
Botnets Behind Georgian Attacks Offer Clues
News  |  9/9/2008  | 
Scrutiny of botnet activity indicates Russia's attacks on Georgia weren't state-sponsored
Maiffret Merges Startup With DigiTrust Group
Quick Hits  |  9/9/2008  | 
Founder and ex-CTO of eEye joins forces with former high school hacker pal to offer security services for small- to medium-sized businesses
New Metrics Assign Grades to Your Security Posture
News  |  9/8/2008  | 
Free, user-driven metrics a step toward making security measurement more of 'a science instead of a black art'
Threat From DNS Bug Isn't Over, Experts Say
News  |  9/8/2008  | 
Further patches expected by year's end; basic flaws in critical Internet technology still unresolved
Health Care Provider Plugs Potential Data Leak Points
News  |  9/5/2008  | 
Meridian Health Hospitals's data leak prevention system helped its users protect personal information
Infamous Phishing Gang Joins Stealthy Botnet
Quick Hits  |  9/5/2008  | 
The Rock Phish group has joined forces with the botnet that hacked Websites with SQL injection, RSA researchers say
What You Really Need to Know About Data Leak Prevention
News  |  9/5/2008  | 
Forrester analyst Thomas Raschke cuts through the hype to answer some of the FAQs about emerging DLP technology
Schlage's LiNK Device Puts Locks Online
News  |  9/4/2008  | 
The lock allows for keyless entry through 4-digit access codes that can be activated, deleted or disabled on the lock's 11-digit push button keypad, Web site, or mobile
Facebook Application Transforms Social Network Into Botnet
News  |  9/4/2008  | 
'FaceBot' proof-of-concept experiment demonstrates ease of abusing homegrown apps on social networks
ISPs Putting Email Users in Botnet Peril
Quick Hits  |  9/4/2008  | 
Cloudmark says service providers' existing spam, AV filters miss more sophisticated malware attacks
Report: N. Korea Used Spyware, Sex in Targeted Attack on S. Korean Military
News  |  9/3/2008  | 
Spy posing as anti-Communist speaker allegedly supplied North Korea with names, email addresses of South Korean military officers to launch targeted attacks
Experts Question Security of Google's Chrome Browser
Quick Hits  |  9/3/2008  | 
Although the browser offers a range of privacy features, security experts expect say Chrome will be a target
U.S. Army Expanding PackBot Contract With iRobot
News  |  9/2/2008  | 
iRobot has expanded its catalog of military and security robots in recent months, including very small LANdroids used by soldiers in urban settings.
Firewall Revisited: New Tools Automate Management
News  |  9/2/2008  | 
Firewall management tools handle previously manual tasks and eventually could become part of enterprise security management products
Test Results: 2009 Anti-Malware Suites Better at Sniffing Out Threats
Quick Hits  |  9/2/2008  | 
AV-Test's latest lab results show improvements in malware detection, without jeopardizing performance
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