Monthly Archives: November 2003

How to report a spammer

joatBlog: How to file a complaint One side “thought” generated by all of this. When the new federal anti-spam law goes into effect, there’s going to be some trouble. There’s a strong possibility that this source IP is infected with … Continue reading

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Proof again that computer users have the brains of teen-aged boys

SecurityFocus HOME News: Trojan poses as naked XXX pics Hello my dear Mary, I have been thinking about you all night. I would like to apologize for the other night when we made beautiful love and did not use condoms. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to wish everyone who reads this blog a Happy Thanksgiving. Having four days off from work especially during a transition period is especially thankful. We aren’t planning anything outside of enjoying the time off together as a … Continue reading

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VLAN Insecurity

Insights into Information Security: VLAN Insecurity & The Principle of Compartmentalization The earliest real testing of these issues (that I am aware of) was by Dave Taylor who published the results in this article at SANS2. A more thorough background … Continue reading

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Weak auditing and monitoring – the Achilles heel to most networks

vnunet.com Weak monitoring lets hackers run riot Too many IT administrators are taking their eye off the ball and allowing easy back-door entry into company systems, a leading computer forensics expert has claimed. In an interview with vnunet.com, Bryan Sartin, … Continue reading

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SSL: Not So Secure For Network Security

Cxo: SSL Not Secure The omnipresent SSL (Secure Socket Layer) which is supposed to offer a secure channel to transmit sensitive data across the Internet, may actually be opening up a gaping hole in your network security According to Segall, … Continue reading

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LT Auditor+ Install: Real life Netware 6 Auditing experiences

-or how auditing is similar to Intrusion Detection Systems- I have commented before about auditing within in Netware. Well it took a little longer to make it into the budget than originally expected, but we have just completed the install … Continue reading

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Comptia ITProject+ exam – but is it finally worth the hassle?

CertCities.com | News: CompTIA Launches Updated IT Project 11/19/2003 — Yesterday the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) officially announced the launch of its new IT Project exam. The exam is now live and available at Prometric and Pearson Vue testing … Continue reading

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Microsoft security exam (70-299) goes into beta

Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | News: Exam 70-299 Betas Nov. 26-Dec. 11 11/19/2003 While the objective guide for Exam 70-299, Implementing and Administering Security in a Windows Server 2003 Network (click here to view the guide), hints at an … Continue reading

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Microsoft leaks internal thoughts in security document

The Inquirer: Microsoft security document contains insecure comments Microsoft has sent out a document called Secure and Dependable Computing to its customers which still contains internal comments from the Volish people who put the Word files together. In fact, a … Continue reading

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