Security Corner:

April, 2010


April 16, 2010  2:56 PM

Software for Secure Computing: dsCrypt



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Secure Computing, Software for Secure Computing

I found this nifty little encryption utility on Gizmo's Freeware Reviews site and immediately fell in love with it. It's lightweight (25K), fast and easy to use. Double click the single executable and a small box appears (see below)....

April 15, 2010  1:51 AM

Government Interception Attacks Against SSL



Posted by: Ken Harthun
InfoSec, insecure, SSL, Trust No One

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April 13, 2010  1:16 AM

Microsoft Decides to Forgo Steady State Development – 77 Million PCs at Risk



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Microsoft steady state, Opinion, Public Computers, Windows Steady State

Thanks to Windows Secrets Newsletter for alerting me to this. I was responsible for implementing Windows...

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April 9, 2010  12:06 AM

Warning: Facebook Password Reset Spoof



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Hacking, Social Networking Hacks

Facebook users may receive an email with the subject "Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Customer Support." It's bogus. The text reads:

Dear user of facebook,

Because of the measures taken to provide safety to our clients, your password has been changed.
You can find your...


April 6, 2010  5:45 PM

Security Fun: Password Paradox



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Hacking, Password, Security fun

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April 2, 2010  3:00 PM

Twitter is Under Attack Again



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Blackhat SEO, cyber security, Security, Trending topic attack, Twitter

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