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In Other News | Posted 14 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on NVD Down Due To Malware | 4,292 views

Ironically, the US National Vulnerability Database is down due to malware on the servers. The NVD serves as a tool that allow system administrators to identify potential problem with operating systems and software that is being run on servers. The …

In Other News | Posted 6 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Adobe Exploit in the Wild | 3,989 views

Adobe has released a security advisory for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader. The zero day vulnerability, which is being actively exploited, allows an attacker to take control of a vulnerable computer. Adobe states in a blog post that they have …

In Other News | Posted 17 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on ISC Releases BIND 9 Patch | 2,247 views

ISC has released a patch for BIND 9 to protect against a recently disclosed vulnerability. The vulnerability affects all currently supported versions of BIND. No workarounds are available, and ISC is recommending that BIND installations be upgraded to the patched …

Defense In Depth | Posted 13 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Targeted Attacks Use MHTML Exploit | 1,683 views
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A post on the Google security blog has stated that the MHTML vulnerability is being actively exploited. The MHTML protocol, which is unique to Internet Explorer, allow ┬áthe browser to download multiple files in a single MIME encapsulated file. …

Defense In Depth | Posted 24 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Microsoft Warns of IE Vulnerability | 1,217 views
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Microsoft has published an advisory for all supported versions of IE. The advisory warns of a problem with a CSS-related function in IE6 through IE8. Malicious websites could take advantage of the vulnerability to run code of their choice …

Defense In Depth | Posted 6 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Lazy WordPress Bloggers Put Blogs At Risk | 7,838 views

WordPress bloggers that do not keep their sites up to date are putting their reputations at risk. According to a recent announcement on the WordPress blog, a worm is making its way around the internet. The worm is exploiting …