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In Other News | Posted 29 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on SourceForge Under Attack | 1,215 views
SourceForge Panel

The SourceForge blog has indicated that their servers are under attack. The attackers were able successfully able to exploit a vulnerability of several servers. The CVS servers have been compromised. SourceForge says they are working to identify the exploits …

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Fake online pharmacies and malware depots popup all over the place. The people that build these sites are in somewhat of a predicament. They need to lay low because they’re using hacked hosting, but at the same time they need …

In Other News | Posted 22 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Hacked Websites For Sale | 2,296 views

What do the US Army CECOM, State of Utah, and State of Michigan websites all have in common? They’re all listed for sale on a website offering access to hacked websites. We didn’t include any links to the hacked sites …

Data Management | Posted 21 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on The Math Behind A DOS Attack | 1,673 views

The scenario is quite common. A web server that has been running well suddenly starts acting sluggish, and then suddenly it falls over. The site is down. System administrators are investigating, and managers are wondering if the site is being …

In Other News | Posted 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Gives Access To Contact Info | 1,133 views
Facebook Filler Panel

A post on the Facebook developer blog has revealed that user will soon be able to grant access to their personal contact info. The post indicates Facebook application will soon be able to request access to current address and mobile …

Defense In Depth | Posted 16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on ClamAV 3.0 for Windows Open Beta | 1,290 views
ClamAV

The open-source ClamAV toolkit is officially moving into new territory- Windows. The new ClamAV 3.0 for Windows is now in open beta. ClamAV for Windows utilizes the cloud to aid with the propagation of new detection signatures. Evaluation downloads …

In Other News | Posted 2 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on No Security Predictions | 1,243 views

We’ve decided against putting together a top 10 list of security predictions for 2011. Plenty of lists have already been published. Obviously as we look to push more data into the cloud, the security of the cloud infrastructure and mobile …