Monthly Archives: May 2011

Audio captchas – can be cracked

This article explains about Audio captchas(Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) issue. I have chosen this topic because I am scripting PHP registration page with captchas field right now, so I interested in this. This … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 21 | 1 Comment

Security implications of IPv6 ( Bugtrack )

CPN ( center for the protektion of national protektion  )  (http://www.cpni.gov.uk) has published the “Security implications of IPv6” IPv6 is coming to a network near you. CPNI has extracted salient points from recently published documents to highlight some of the … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 21 | Leave a comment

Apache Updates HTTP Web Server

Since the Apache HTTP Server is used on most of the web server all around the world, they have to be up to date to prevent security issues. If they get any issues they have to react as fast as … Continue reading

Posted in Servers, week 4 | Leave a comment

Java exploits remain biggest threat to PCs

I have been reading an article by Gregg Keizer posted at the computer world website. Clamming; that a Java is the biggest threat to PCs. In May 2011 Microsoft re-launched its new Safety Scanner scanning the computer for malware. There … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 22 | Leave a comment

The future of viruses

Imagine that, company x employee receives an email with a virus. Opened email infect him computer. Virus writes on the hard disk… and waiting. When computer long time nobody use, such as the worker goes home, the virus receive an additional executable code from the … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 19 | 3 Comments

“Google” database center – like in action movie

I found a video in “youtube” about googles database centers in Finland and South Carolina,later the article and the video here shows the center in South Carolina. I found it to be amazing , that such a facility looks like … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 22 | Leave a comment

Comodo has been hacked.. again

Two mounts ago Comodo, a company that issues SSL security certificates has been hacked and during the attack a number of forged certificates have been released. Apparently, history is repeating itself, and a few days ago, the Comodo branch from … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 22 | Leave a comment