Blog Posts Tagged with "Operating Systems"
April 12, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los
Everyone is to blame for the hype around mobile application security. The media is to blame for creating an insane amount of fear, security professionals and vendors are to blame for perpetuating this fear, and end-users are to blame for buying the craziness wholesale without doing research...
April 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“All these Windows boxes will default connect to the evil router instead of the legitimate router when this parasitic overlay is running. If Microsoft didn't have that configuration by default, it would negate a lot of the effects of the attack..."
March 13, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
"Apple doesn't have a perceived security problem by customers and so they haven't had a need to invest heavily in it. I've done what I can to try to educate people that Apple products aren't magical and can have security problems like every other product..."
March 11, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle
It looks like Microsoft may be forced into making a decision. To change and adapt to the times, or continue with business as usual and end up becoming obsolete. But hey, they still have the XBox right?
March 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The malware allows remote access of infected Blackberry devices by the attacker, who can then change the SMS message default number, add a new device administrator, control blocked call lists, and even turn the device on and off...
March 01, 2011 Added by:Jamie Adams
On February 28 the U.S. Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released. The long awaited Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) content is the next phase in supplanting the legacy Bourne shell scripts known as the System Readiness Review (SRR) scripts...
February 28, 2011 Added by:Theresa Payton
The myth that Apple products are impervious to viruses is almost like a virus in and of itself. Only instead of infecting Apple products, it is infecting the way Apple users think about the product. This “myth” continues to mislead Apple users into believing they are safe from viruses...
February 22, 2011 Added by:Rod MacPherson
Once a hacker (if they have malicious intent we'll call them crackers) has found a way onto a system s/he then usually needs to jump to the Administrator or system or root account. Ninja is a program for Linux (and presumably most Unix like OSes) that monitors for such privilege escalation...
February 17, 2011 Added by:Lee Mangold
Never before has the attacker had the ability to listen to phone calls, read emails, read SMS messages, geo-locate, watch and listen in on conversations of the victim all at the same time. This is what you call pwnd...
February 16, 2011 Added by:PCI Guru
You have options to avoid a failing vulnerability scan because of an unsupported OS. The best method, and the one I most recommend, is do not use unsupported operating systems in the first place. However, as a former CIO, I do understand the real world and the issues IT departments face...
February 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines
A team of Australian researchers claim to have produced the first hack-free software designed to be malware resistant. Open Kernel Labs (OK Labs) has produced the "seL4", an operating system microkernel that touts the ability to successfully regulate all access to a computer's hardware...
January 30, 2011 Added by:Jamie Adams
Common Criteria is a framework in which computer system users can specify their security and assurance requirements. Vendors then implement and/or make claims about the security attributes of their products, and testing laboratories can evaluate the products to determine if they actually meet the claims...
January 26, 2011 Added by:Danny Lieberman
If you are a real hacker, look for companies with security administrators who are certified for Microsoft ISA server and you will have nothing to worry about. But if your target security administrators are facile with Wireshark, Ratproxy and Fiddler and Metasploit, then you should be really worried...
January 17, 2011 Added by:Dr. Steve Belovich
There are no quick fixes to this growing problem. One thing, however, is almost certain: The growing body of lawsuits on identity theft, medical record theft, software security, safety and reliability issues will lead to federal and/or state regulation...
January 10, 2011 Added by:Jamie Adams
Secure Shell is the best method for remote access due to its flexibility and security. It makes it attractive for system administrators as well as system developers and architects. The ability to easily execute commands on remote systems and retrieve files over “secure” channels is seductive...
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