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March 15, 2014  4:21 PM

Is your site an unwitting participant in a DDoS attack?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Denial of Service, Pingback XML-RPC, Security, Security best practice, Vulnerabilities

In a normal DDoS attack, a botnet of hundreds or thousands of computers performs a coordinated attack against a particular website. But what if you don't have access to a botnet? You trick WordPress sites into sending unwanted traffic to the site. Here's how, according to a

March 15, 2014  2:37 PM

PWN2OWN cracks Reader, IE, Flash, Firefox and Chrome, but not Java



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, PWN2OWN, Security, Vulnerabilities

laptopthief

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March 13, 2014  12:56 AM

iOS 7.1 released to patch bugs and fix the White Screen of Death



Posted by: Ken Harthun
iPad, iPhone, Security, Vulnerabilities

On Monday, Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPad and iPhone and recommended that users update as soon as possible. The update comes just a few weeks after Apple released an emergency update for iOS that fixed a critical security hole that could have allowed hackers to intercept secure communications...


February 23, 2014  6:21 PM

Update your iOS to 7.06 on iPad and iPhone!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Apple, Mac, OS X, Security, Security management, Vulnerabilities

ios-706Apple has released a security...


February 22, 2014  4:33 PM

C’mon Adobe, get your act together!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Adobe, Critical update, Security, Security management, Vulnerabilities

adobe_hacked

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January 20, 2014  8:08 PM

Anti-malware protection for Windows XP extended to July, 2015



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Vulnerabilities

mse

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December 22, 2013  1:43 AM

Shhhh! Your PC is telling someone its secrets (keys, that is)



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, Security, Vulnerabilities

[caption id="attachment_2140" align="alignleft" width="150"]Source: mobyrebuttal.blogspot.com

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November 30, 2013  8:27 PM

Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Exploits, Microsoft Windows, Security, Vulnerabilities, Windows Registry

Microsoft_patch_tuesday

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November 24, 2013  10:25 PM

Is ubiquitous malware infection inevitable?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Secure Computing, Security, Security management, Vulnerabilities

biohazardpc

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November 23, 2013  9:18 PM

Adobe hacked: 38 million user accounts affected



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Adobe, data breach, hackers, LastPass, Password, Security, Security management, Vulnerabilities

adobe_hacked

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