Defense In Depth | Posted 27 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Your Mailbox Is Over Quota | 1,796 views

Your mailbox is over quota. At least, that is what the sender wants you to believe. The email typically contains a dire warning that your email will be cutoff unless you follow the link and re-verify your account.

Unfortunately, the …

In Other News | Posted 22 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Anonymous Targets Tennessee | 1,470 views

The hacker group Anonymous is targeting the State of Tennessee for a recently passed cyberbullying law. The new law makes it a misdemeanor to post images that may frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress. Anonymous has released a YouTube

In Other News | Posted 6 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on JailbreakMe 3.0 Released | 1,154 views

JailbreakMe 3.0 has been released. This latest release works with all Apple devices including the iPad2. In order to jailbreak their device, a user simply points the browser on their device at jailbreakme.com. The website exploits a flaw in …

In Other News | Posted 8 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Facebook Adds Facial Recognition | 1,411 views
Facebook Filler Panel

Billing the new functionality as an easier way to tag photos, Facebook has rolled out new facial recognition support on their website. The new function groups similar faces from uploaded photos and suggests names as tags for the faces …

In Other News | Posted 8 Jun 2011 | Comments Off on Google Chrome 12 Released | 1,592 views

Google has released version 12 of Chrome. The latest stable release includes their Safe Browsing technology, which will warn users about unsafe websites and downloads. The browser still supports sandboxing to prevent individual tabs from affecting each other. The …

In Other News | Posted 7 May 2011 | Comments Off on CA SB761 Opposition | 2,164 views

Ars Technica has a writeup on the advertising industry’s opposition to California Senate Bill 761. SB761 is California’s Do Not Track bill which requires advertisers not to track web users if they opt out. The letter is signed by …

Defense In Depth | Posted 15 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on 10 Plugins To Secure WordPress | 3,062 views
As WordPress grows in popularity, it becomes the target of hackers and spammers hoping to leverage the site for malicious purposes. We've compiled a short list ten popular plugins to help protect your valuable web real estate.
In Other News | Posted 27 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on MySQL.com Compromised | 2,734 views

An email to the Full Disclosure mailing list has indicated that the main MySQL.com website is vulnerable to a blind SQL injection vulnerability. The email from Jack Haxor contained database listings, password hashes, and other data.

An attacker attempting a blind …