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August, 2011

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August 25, 2011  6:53 PM

Critically-rated Microsoft patch can be reverse-engineered to create DoS attack

Hillary O'Rourke Profile: Hillary O'Rourke

Researchers at vulnerability management vendor Qualys Inc. discovered this week how to reverse-engineer a Microsoft patch to perform a denial-of-service attack on a Windows DNS...

August 17, 2011  2:49 PM

RSA adds malware domain feeds to CyberCrime Intelligence Service

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

List of malware domains can be fed into IPS and IDS appliances to disrupt communication between malware and an attacker’s command and control server. RSA is bolstering its 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 12, 2011  2:48 AM

China cyberwar topic raised in Republican presidential debate

Eric Parizo Eric Parizo Profile: Eric Parizo

At last week’s Black Hat 2011 conference, the Central Intelligence Agency’s former director of operations, Cofer Black, made the claim that the security community has a...


August 10, 2011  2:25 PM

Patch Tuesday update blocks dangerous Trojan

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Profile: Robert Westervelt

The update to the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) includes the removal of FakeSysdef, a pesky Trojan that poses as a system performance tool.

Microsoft has bolstered its Malicious Software Removal Tool this month to include a signature...


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