vulnerability

April 21, 2010

Issue With McAfee VirusScan Update 5958 DAT

An issue with the DAT 5958 update to the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise product causes PCs running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 to crash.  The DAT […]
May 27, 2009

L0PhtCrack Is Back !!

One of my favourite security tools, L0phtCrack, is back and available for download.  L0phtCrack is an excellent password auditing tool which allows you to determine whether or […]
March 2, 2009

Protecting Your Windows Systems from the Conficker Worm

Subsequent to the critical out of cycle patch, MS08-067, issued by Microsoft in October 2008, the Conficker Worm was discovered which infected systems that had not […]
December 31, 2008

SSL Certificates Vulnerable to Attack

The computer security community is abuzz with the news announced today by a team of security researchers at the 25th Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin.  The researchers […]
December 17, 2008

Microsoft To Release Out Of Cycle Patch for IE Vulnerability

Microsoft has announced that it will release an out of band patch for the vulnerability in Internet Explorer as outlined in the Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. The […]
October 24, 2008

Worm Discovered In The Wild Exploiting MS08-067

New worm detected in the wild Gimiv.A exploiting the MS08-067 vulnerability.  More details at   http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojgimmiva.html?_log_from=rss   http://blog.threatexpert.com/2008/10/gimmiva-exploits-zero-day-vulnerability.html   No details as to impact yet but […]
October 23, 2008

Microsoft Release Critical Out-Of-Band Patch

Microsoft tonight released a critical patch, MS08-067, outside their normal patch cycle.  For Microsoft to release a patch outside of their patch cycle indicates that this is […]
October 10, 2008

Clickjack Proof Of Concept

Details of the much talked about Clickjack exploit are now available on Jerermiah Grossman’s blog, RSnakes blog and Adobe’s website.  Jeremiah and RSnakewere meant to demonstrate clickjack […]