Author Archives: Ognjen

Top Windows Security Threats pinpointed by SANS/FBI

This article has been announced years ago though it still has an importance in relation to security threats found on Windows platform. The SANS/FBI have pinpointed these threats included with a report on the top list. Experienced administrators have opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 37 | Leave a comment

Risk Assessment Plan (Data Security)

I have read an interesting article about creating a risk assessment plan in relation to data security. It covers a 5-step plan in order to develop a solid foundation for security strategy. It requires a team assembled to get started … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 36 | Leave a comment

NIST 800-53

I have read about the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) information security, which is recommended for Federal Information Systems and Organizations. It covers the understanding of providing security controls for information based on three important aspects; confidentiality, integrity … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 35 | Leave a comment

Nintendo server attacked

This article explains about the company Nintendo, which was attacked by the hacking group Lulz Security. It is the same hacking group that attacked the websites of Sony weeks ago. I find it interesting and surprising the fact that both … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 23 | Leave a comment

Botnets

This article explains about botnets that are used for illegal activity online. Botnet is a collection of infected computers or bots, which are controlled by a hacker also known as a “bot herder”. It is then used to perform different … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 22 | Leave a comment

Fake security software catches out Apple owners

This article explains about the fake security software that has victimized Apple owners. The software is called both Mac Defender and Mac Security. Hundreds of people that have installed this software have turned to Apple forums for the help in … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 21 | Leave a comment

Final Fantasy maker Square Enix hacked

This article explains about hackers breaking into two websites that belong to Japanese video games maker Square Enix. The company is inventor of the popular Final Fantasy, Dues Ex and Tomb Raider games. The company also confirms that email addresses … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 20 | Leave a comment