Category Archives: Week 13

How secure is your password

Have you ever thought about your password strength? I think everybody has problems with password creation. It’s a big headache for everybody. People used to use silly word or numbers to keep it “secure”.  There is an article about top … Continue reading

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Safari issues

This article it’s about the Safari Browser. In an article posted on June 2010 on a blog, after iPhone 4 appeared on the marked, Apple’s Safari browser was asked to be updated. Even you are using Windows or MAC in … Continue reading

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The first worm in the world

I think this is important topic cause we have to know something about history before we look in the future. Robert Tappan Morris is known as the creator of the Morris Worm, the first computer worm to be unleashed on … Continue reading

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WordPress hacked

The local CERT authority DK-CERT https://www.cert.dk/nyheder/nyheder.shtml?11-04-14-13-56-26 reports that thre has been a server breach at wordpress. Also the company behind wordpress blog software is encouraging their users to change password. http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/security/ They report that the hackers gained access to several … Continue reading

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The cyberweapon that could take down the internet

WTF ….. A new cyberweapon could take down the entire internet – and there’s not much that current defences can do to stop it. When a communication path changes, nearby routers inform their neighbours through a system known as the … Continue reading

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DNS security

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical naming system built on a distributed database for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. Security regarding DNS is not a new issue,  but even though … Continue reading

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Data Leakage

This is a blog post inspired by confidentiality issues and data loss discussed in IT Security classes. What is data leakage? Imagine data as some kind of liquid. Data is stored in containers (harddrives etc). It flows from a container into another … Continue reading

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