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July 26, 2010  12:56 AM

Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution



Posted by: Ken Harthun
secrurity practice, Zero-day vulnerability

Well, Microsoft continues to keep us security professionals busy -- and employed -- which is both good and bad. Good, in that it keeps us employed; bad, in that puts people at risk. To wit:

Microsoft Security Advisory (2286198) Microsoft is investigating reports of limited,...

July 18, 2010  4:21 PM

I Just Scored 65.1% on the LastPass Security Challenge



Posted by: Ken Harthun
LastPass, Password, password manager, secrurity practice, Secure Computing

Last week, I posted the results of my first LastPass Security Challenge where I scored 55.7%. I was a...


June 27, 2010  9:19 PM

My Top Five Biggest Security Issues



Posted by: Ken Harthun
firewall, Password, Phishing, secrurity practice, Secure Computing, Security

How long have you been in...


June 5, 2010  12:58 AM

If Encryption Is The Magic Bullet, Why Doesn’t Everyone Use It?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
data breach, DataManagement, Encryption, secrurity practice, Secure Computing

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January 6, 2010  1:37 AM

ABA Recommends Using Dedicated PC for Online Banking



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Firewalls, Microsoft steady state, Online banking fraud, secrurity practice, Security, security awareness, Security policy

This is an idea that has been floating around for awhile. I recommended Convert a USB Thumb Drive into a...

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