Monthly Archives: March 2011

Millions risk ID theft via Social Networks

A new survey from Harris Interactive has found out, that around 13 million American adults who are using social networks, are willing to accept stranger’s requests of the opposite gender. According to the survey 18 percent of men will accept … Continue reading

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Skype Vulnerabilities

Security issues regarding Skype have been highlighted by the entity Privacy International: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/mar/16/skype-security-weaknesses-vulnerable Also why it is a good ideea to always keep Skype up to date: http://www.computersecurityarticles.info/antivirus/months-old-skype-vulnerability-exploited-in-the-wild/ For new security updates from the official source visit: http://blogs.skype.com/security/ Common vulnerabilities and … Continue reading

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Network intrusion prevention with iSensor (Dell)

Network intrusion prevention is one of the most important step to protect your network from both targeted and random attacks. SecureWorks from Dell gives us an ability for sophisticated analysis and blocking techniques. Implementing iSensor makes it come true. With … Continue reading

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Simple CMS – when things can go really wrong

On 28th of March, Bugtraq announced multiple vulnerabilities of the SimpleCMS Content management system. First of them is that the page admin/application/plugins/scaffold/index.php is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting exploits. The second vulnerability which allows user to use SQL injections to … Continue reading

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Security risks in web 2.0

This article explains in minor details about the security risks found on social networking sites, blogs, wikis and RSS feeds. It also includes some examples of technical threats that were abused on sites such as Facebook, MySpace and much more. … Continue reading

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IT security.

IT security. Parental control. How want their child to surf the net for porno, get messages from cyber bullies, predators and adult-oriented websites. Not me. And most parents have no idea of the things kids are exposed to online. It’s … Continue reading

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Using WinSCP with public key authentication

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/security/how-to-use-winscp-with-public-key-authentication/5191 This is the link about something interesting I found. It talks how to use WinSCP with public key authentication. Because most of people care about their security, of course they want to determine security of WinSCP. WinSCP is SFTP … Continue reading

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