[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-038 Date: 15 April2002

2002-04-15 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-038 Date: 15 April 2002 NEWS TransCanada Pipeline Explodes in Manitoba A section of the TransCanada pipeline exploded on Sunday night near Brookdale, Manitoba. The natural gas explosion and ensuing fire led authorities to evacuate the few homes that were within an

[INFOCON] - News 04/17/02

2002-04-16 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Wednesday, April 17, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - News 04/18/02

2002-04-17 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Thursday, April 18, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 18 Apr 2002

2002-04-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 18 April 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. Power blackouts could stop flow of water in valley. A dispute between power and water utility

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-042 Date: 18 April2002

2002-04-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-042 Date: 18 April 2002 NEWS OCIPEP Issues Advisory - New Variant of Klez.A OCIPEP issued Advisory AV02-020 to bring attention to a new version of the worm W32.Klez.A@mm, which was first discovered on 25 October 2001. This new variant of Klez is currently spreading

[INFOCON] - UNIRAS Alert - 15/02 - UNIRAS - MultipleVulnerabilities in Microsoft IIS

2002-04-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 18 April 2002 17:09 To: Undisclosed Recipients Subject: FW: UNIRAS Alert - 15/02 - UNIRAS - Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft IIS Importance: High -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- - -BEGIN PGP

[INFOCON] - GAO Information Security

2002-04-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[Interesting. WEN] Information Security: Subcommittee Post-Hearing Questions Concerning the Additional Actions Needed to Implement Reform Legislation. GAO-02-649R, April 16. http://www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-02-649R IWS INFOCON Mailing List IWS - The Information Warfare Site

[INFOCON] - Terrorist Threat to U.S. Financial Institutions

2002-04-19 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: Opscen (OCIPEP / GEOCC) Sent: 20 April 2002 00:27 To: Opscen (OCIPEP / GEOCC); OCIPEP EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION LISTS Subject: Terrorist Threat to U.S. Financial Institutions Importance: High

[INFOCON] - No INFOCON for at least a while

2002-05-02 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
Dear All, Due to lack of time and funding the INFOCON list will be suspended until further notice (It might continue at the beginning of June depending on whether we will be able to sort out our finances till then, ...). Regards, WEN Wanja Eric Naef Webmaster Principal Researcher IWS -

[INFOCON] - News 05/27/02

2002-05-27 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Monday, May 27, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-068 Date: 27 May 2002

2002-05-27 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-068 Date: 27 May 2002 OCIPEP Issues Paper on Mobile Telephone Services OCIPEP recently issued a paper entitled Commercial Mobile Telephone Services and the Canadian Emergency Management Community: Prospects and Challenges for the Coming Decade. The paper

[INFOCON] - News 05/28/02

2002-05-28 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Tuesday, May 28, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 29 May 02

2002-05-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[The daily report is a bit late as I spent 5 hours at a InfoSec company yesterday where they showed me an amazing software product which is light-years ahead of any other similar product. WEN] NIPC Daily Report29 May 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 30 May 02

2002-05-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 30 May 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. Yucca mountain: transport safety tests promised. On 23 May, Richard Meserve, Chairman of the

[INFOCON] - News 05/31/02

2002-05-31 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Friday, May 31, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 31 May 02

2002-05-31 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report31 May 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. Debate over exposing chemical risks. The chemical industry in recent months has

[INFOCON] - NCIX WEB SITE UPDATE ADVISORY #7-2002

2002-05-31 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: Stephen F. Argubright [Sent: 31 May 2002 16:39 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: NCIX WEB SITE UPDATE ADVISORY #7-2002 Dear Friends and Colleagues, 1. A new NCIX counterintelligence and security awareness poster, titled One Evil, may be viewed and ordered by

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-072 Date: 31 May 2002

2002-05-31 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-072 Date: 31 May 2002 NEWS FBI Warns of Shoulder-Fired Missile Attacks The FBI warned yesterday that, although it has no substantiating information on the subject, terrorists may try to shoot down U.S. commercial airliners with shoulder-fired missiles. There is

[INFOCON] - Some interesting GAO Reports

2002-06-04 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
A collection of interesting GAO Reports (ranging from Information Security to Missile Defence to Drinking Water) from the last few months which are pilled up in my room in one corner ... WEN Coast Guard: Vessel Identification System Development Needs to Be Reassessed. GAO-02-477, May 24.

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP Advisory AV02-029 Multiple Vulnerabilities -Yahoo! Messenger

2002-06-05 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
La version française suit THE OFFICE OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS * ADVISORY * Number: AV02-029 Date: 5 June 2002 ** Multiple Vulnerabilities - Yahoo! Messenger

[INFOCON] - Conferences: TechNet 2002 (DC) LENS (London)

2002-06-06 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[If someone is going to the TechNet conference please let me know as I quite curious what they have to say about Network Centric Warfare Homeland Security. I won't be able to go as I am attending LENS in London. WEN] * Washington DC, USA,

[INFOCON] - News 06/07/02

2002-06-07 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Friday, June 07, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-079 Date: 11 June2002

2002-06-11 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-079 Date: 11 June 2002 NEWS OCIPEP Issues Advisory - Securing and Protecting Your Web Server With the recent increase of web site defacements with anti-G8 messages, OCIPEP has issued an advisory reminding system and network administrators to maintain secure web

[INFOCON] - interesting GAO reports

2002-06-11 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[I am currently attending an interesting 3 day conference on National Security Homeland Defense, hence the delay in posting. If I have time I might type up my conference notes and send it to a few people or maybe to the list. Below you will find some interesting GAO report. WEN] Homeland

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-080 Date: 12 June2002

2002-06-12 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-080 Date: 12 June 2002 NEWS Ottawa to Buy Smallpox Vaccine for All Canadians The Ottawa Citizen reports that the federal government will purchase millions of doses of the smallpox vaccine, enough to inoculate every Canadian. Dr. Ron St. John, executive director of

[INFOCON] - Ridge Aims to Reduce U.S. Vulnerabilities to Terrorism

2002-06-12 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[At least life as a politician in DC will be interesting again as they will be facing the biggest turf war ever which could get quite nasty. The proposed Homeland Security Department will also have to survive 88 congressional committees and subcommittees. So one should really ask whether this

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 13 June 2002

2002-06-13 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 13 June 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. . Microsoft discloses

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-080 Date: 13 June2002

2002-06-13 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-080 Date: 13 June 2002 NEWS Government Department Equipment Stolen Ottawa Police are investigating a break-in at a Citizenship and Immigration Canada office, in which thieves stole a number of weapons, including pepper spray canisters, batons, body armour and

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 14 June, 2002

2002-06-14 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 14 June, 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. Press Release - FBI, SBA and Commerce Department Form Alliance to Promote Information Technology

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-082 Date: 14 June2002

2002-06-14 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-082 Date: 14 June 2002 NEWS OCIPEP Issues Advisory - New Worm-Frethem.E OCIPEP has issued Advisory AV02-031 concerning a variant of the Frethem worm that is spreading in the wild. Frethem.E contains its own SMTP engine and mails copies of itself to addresses

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-086 Date: 20 June2002

2002-06-20 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-086 Date: 20 June 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-086_e.html NEWS Ottawa Prepares for G8 Protests The City of Ottawa is preparing for violent G8 protests next week and will consider boarding up or closing down several government buildings, including the

[INFOCON] - NIPC Advisory 02-005.1 Remote Vulnerabilities in theApache Web Server Software

2002-06-21 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
National Infrastructure Protection Center Remote Vulnerabilities in the Apache Web Server Software Advisory 02-005.1 June 19, 2002 (Revised June 21, 2002) [Revision from the original document are indicated in bold] http://www.nipc.gov/warnings/advisories/2002/02-005.1.htm This advisory updates

[INFOCON] - FBI Reorganization: Initial Steps Encouraging, butBroad Transformation Needed

2002-06-21 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[An organisation I really do not like too much as I consider it to be an information blackhole. Also I had my fair share of frustration with that agency. Nevertheless I wish them good luck as it is major challenge to reorganise and even worse to change culture within such an agency. NIPC: It

[INFOCON] - UNIRAS Briefing - 187/02 - Microsoft - CumulativePatches for Excel and Word for Windows (MS02-031)

2002-06-21 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Sent: 20 June 2002 12:25 To: Undisclosed Recipients Subject: UNIRAS Briefing - 187/02 - Microsoft - Cumulative Patches for Excel and Word for Windows (MS02-031) -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- -

[INFOCON] - News 06/24/02

2002-06-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Monday, June 24, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - good (free) antispam tool looking for someone whoknows how to use functions in Word

2002-06-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
Word functions: I am looking for someone who knows how to use MS word functions as I try to semi-automate the daily newsletter. This will save me time and will enable me to produce it more often. So if someone knows how to use

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 24 June 2002

2002-06-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 24 June 2002 The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit compiles this report to inform recipients of issues impacting the integrity and capability of the nation's critical infrastructures. NIPC Advisory 02-005.1: Remote Vulnerabilities in Apache Web Server Software. The NIPC issued an

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-088 Date: 24 June2002

2002-06-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-088 Date: 24 June 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-088_e.html NEWS Kananaskis, Calgary Ready for G8 Summit Motorists driving through Kananaskis Country this week will only be allowed to do so in police-escorted convoys and only if they have a reason to be

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-096 Date: 5 July 2002

2002-07-06 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-096 Date: 5 July 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-096_e.html NEWS Ontario Names Canada's First Anti-Terror Chief Dr. James Young was appointed to the new position of Ontario Commissioner of Public Security yesterday. Dr. Young's duties include ensuring that the

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP Daily Brief Number: DOB02-108 Date: 23 July2002

2002-07-23 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-108_e.html DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-108 Date: 23 July 2002 NEWS OCIPEP Issues Advisory - PHP Vulnerability OCIPEP released Advisory AV02-037 today to bring attention to a vulnerability in versions 4.2.0 or 4.2.1 of PHP. PHP is an HTML-based scripting

[INFOCON] - NIPC Daily Report 07/23/02

2002-07-23 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
NIPC Daily Report 07/23/02 Are hacking defenses winning the war? The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) states that cybercrime is on the rise and that 26,800 incidents were reported during the first six months of 2002. The methods that hackers use to attack computers have improved over the

[INFOCON] - ANSER Institute Releases Analysis of NationalStrategy for Homeland Security

2002-07-23 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[A good think tank. WEN] ANSER Institute Releases Analysis of National Strategy for Homeland Security With last week's announcement of the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the Bush Administration has provided the U.S. Government and the American people with a document describing their

[INFOCON] - News 07/24/02

2002-07-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Wedesday, July 24, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - Strategic Thought in Virtual Deterrence and RealOffense: The Computer's Role, by Wanja Eric Naef and Sam Nitzberg

2002-07-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[As some people asked me for the slides, below you will find a link for the slides of our IO presentation. WEN] Strategic Thought in Virtual Deterrence and Real Offense: The Computer's Role, by Wanja Eric Naef and Sam Nitzberg, was presented at H2K2 in New York City. Computers are pivotal

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP Daily Brief

2002-07-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-109_e.html Number: DOB02-109 Date: 24 July 2002 NEWS Ottawa Identifies Seven Banned Terrorist Groups Solicitor-General Lawrence MacAuley announced on Tuesday that seven groups known to engage in terrorist activity, including al-Qaeda, have been banned by the

[INFOCON] - NIST Draft on Wireless Network Security: 802.11,Bluetooth, and Handheld Devices

2002-07-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[It looks really good and it is high time that such document is published to create more awareness about 'wireless insecurity'. WEN] The Computer Security Division (CSD) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST - http://www.nist.gov/) has posted draft Special Publication SP

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-110 Date: 25 July2002

2002-07-25 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-110 Date: 25 July 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-110_e.html NEWS Possible Lessons for Ottawa from September 11 Ottawa's fire, police and ambulance branches rely on telephones for inter-service communication. Steve Kanellakos, the city's manager of emergency

[INFOCON] - Special NCMS Report - Business Continuity Planning

2002-07-25 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[I would recommend to read the Business Continuity Planning interview with David Spinks as David is very knowledgeable in this area. http://trust.ncms.org/interviewCO0702.htm WEN] To: MfgTrust; MfgTrustIG Subject: Special NCMS Report - Business Continuity Planning Dear NCMS Alliance Partners:

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-111 Date: 26 July2002

2002-07-26 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-111 Date: 26 July 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-111_e.html NEWS The Case for Mass Smallpox Vaccination A recent study in the U.S. suggesting that mass vaccination is the most efficient method of eradication, cited in OCIPEP Daily Brief DOB02-102 of 15 July

[INFOCON] - US Joint experiment explores future warfare

2002-07-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
We're forward thinking and forward looking. We're trying to harness the power of information and information sphere technologies to better prepare the U.S. Joint Forces for war about five years from now, he said. During Spiral 3, held the first two weeks in June, military members from all

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP AV02-038 - OpenSSL

2002-07-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: Opscen (OCIPEP / GEOCC) Sent: 30 July 2002 18:22 To: OCIPEP EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION LISTS Subject: OCIPEP AV02-038 - OpenSSL La version française suit THE OFFICE OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS * ADVISORY

[INFOCON] - Cooperation, Flexibility Keys to Homeland Security

2002-08-02 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: DEFENSE PRESS SERVICE LIST Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 02 August 2002 17:05 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Cooperation, Flexibility Keys to Homeland Security By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2002 -- All levels of

[INFOCON] - News 09/11/02

2002-09-11 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Wednesday, September 11, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-142 Date: 11September 2002

2002-09-11 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-142_e.html DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-142 Date: 11 September 2002 NEWS U.S. raises colour-coded level one notch On the eve of the anniversary of September 11, Attorney General John Ashcroft reported in a televised news conference that the U.S. government

[INFOCON] - Survey Shows Progress in Upgrading Information SystemSecurity

2002-09-12 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
09 September 2002 Survey Shows Progress in Upgrading Information System Security (Thirty percent of organizations may be unprepared to withstand cyberattack) (730) Increasing numbers of corporations are improving their security measures to withstand a terrorist attack on their information

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP: Release of U.S. National Strategy to SecureCyberspace

2002-09-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
Release of U.S. National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace Introduction Today, President George Bush's Administration released a draft version of the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace. The last U.S. Cyberspace Strategy was released by the Clinton Administration in 2000. The new strategy

[INFOCON] - News 09/19/02

2002-09-19 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Thursday, September 19, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-148 Date: 19September 2002

2002-09-19 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-148 Date: 19 September 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-148_e.html NEWS U.S. National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace - Links Update Details of the draft strategy were first reported yesterday in DOB02-146. The OCIPEP Information Note regarding the draft

[INFOCON] - News 09/24/02 (last one till Friday)

2002-09-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
[Today's issue is delayed as I was attending an IO/IA workshop in London. There will be no Infocon News till maybe Thursday/Friday as London is under a massive 'infrastructure attack' per 20.00 tonight (not by any Al Qaeda terrorists or any cyberterrorists, but by striking tube (underground)

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-151 Date: 24September 2002

2002-09-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-151 Date: 24 September 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-151_e.html NEWS Derailed CN train spills fuel in Quebec A Canadian National (CN) train, en route from Toronto to Senneterre, derailed in the Mauricie Region of Quebec on Sunday night. Diesel fuel spilled

[INFOCON] - (Admin) How to unsubscribe

2002-09-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
Dear All, Even though the unsubscribe instructions are included in the daily newsletter, some people still do not know how to do it. Below please find the instructions on how to unsubscribe: *** To unsubscribe - send an email to [EMAIL

[INFOCON] - GAO: Information Sharing Activities Face ContinuedManagement Challenges

2002-10-01 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
Homeland Security: Information Sharing Activities Face Continued Management Challenges, statement for the record by David M. Walker, comptroller general of the United States, before a joint hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on

[INFOCON] - News 10/03/02

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Thursday, October 15, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - GAO CIP: Commercial Satellite Security

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(Interesting report about a part of the critical infrastructure which is not mentioned very often. WEN) Key sentence for CIP planner: ...In addition, we are recommending that commercial satellites be identified as a critical infrastructure sector (or as part of an already identified critical

[INFOCON] - Announcing 2 NEW Computer Security SpecialPublications -- NIST

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Patrick O'Reilly Sent: 03 October 2002 18:12 To: Multiple recipients of list Subject: Announcing 2 NEW Computer Security Special Publications -- NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is releasing new

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-158 Date: 03 October2002

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-158 Date: 03 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-158_e.html NEWS Kyoto and Beyond A report prepared for The David Suzuki Foundation and the Canadian Climate Action Network (CANet) entitled Kyoto and Beyond: The Low Emission Path to Innovation and

[INFOCON] - Strategic, Space Commands Merge

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
... Here, today, you begin to effect a real transformation-a transformation that will improve our command and control, our intelligence and our planning-in short, a fundamental step forward to better meet the security environment that will define the 21st Century. ...

[INFOCON] - NIPC ADVISORY 02-008

2002-10-03 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
--- NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION CENTER “W32.Bugbear@mm or  I-Worm.Tanatos” NIPC ADVISORY 02-008 October 3, 2002 The National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) is issuing this advisory to heighten the awareness of an e-mail-borne worm known as W32.Bugbear or I-Worm.Tanatos.  This

[INFOCON] - [netsec-letter] #21, Securing Cyberspace -- Commentson the National Strategy

2002-10-04 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
The latest netsec-letter contains some interesting comments regarding 'The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace' Good mailing list. To subscribe, send a blank e-mail to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] WEN -Original Message- From: Fred Avolio Sent: 04 October 2002 17:43 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[INFOCON] - DCI/CIA Web Site Update: Iraq's Weapons of MassDestruction Programs

2002-10-04 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
... Iraq is unlikely to produce indigenously enough weapons-grade material for a deliverable nuclear weapon until the last half of this decade. Baghdad could produce a nuclear weapon within a year if it were able to procure weapons-grade fissile material abroad. ... From: DCI/CIA Web Site

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-159 Date: 04 October2002

2002-10-04 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-159 Date: 04 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-159_e.html NEWS West Nile virus approaching B.C.? The report of a dead raven infected with the West Nile virus in Washington State has prompted B.C. health officials to speculate that the virus may spread

[INFOCON] - News 10/04/02

2002-10-05 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Friday, October 04, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - UNIRAS Brief - 330/02 - Microsoft - Vulnerabilitiesin File Decompression Functions, Windows Help Facility, Unix 3.

2002-10-07 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT Sent: 07 October 2002 14:29 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: UNIRAS Brief - 330/02 - Microsoft - Vulnerabilities in File Decompression Functions, Windows Help Facility, Unix 3.0 Interix SDK + Patch for SQL Server -BEGIN PGP SIGNED

[INFOCON] - News 10/15/02

2002-10-15 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Tuesday, October 15, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - USAF: Cyber warriors protect Air Force computernetwork

2002-10-15 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
... Three years ago, we had close to 10,000 Air Force computers that were compromised with viruses. That was about the time the Melissa virus came out. It was a very bad situation, Kaufman said. In 2001, we had fewer than 700 Air Force computers compromised by viruses and the number is down even

[INFOCON] - (OCIPEP) DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-165 Date: 15October 2002

2002-10-15 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-165 Date: 15 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-165_e.html NEWS Cleanup continues after ships collide A collision between two cargo ships near Montreal prompted an overnight shutdown of the St. Lawrence Seaway. A Canadian bulk carrier vessel collided

[INFOCON] - Another View of the Myths of the Gulf War

2002-10-15 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(As it looks it is more likely that there will be a sequel to the 91 Gulf War ('The Return of the Bushes'). I thought the article below might be of interest to some infocon readers. I would also recommend to have a look at the 'Lessons of Modern War Volume IV' which contains a brilliant 1000

[INFOCON] - CRYPTO-GRAM, October 15, 2002

2002-10-16 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: Bruce Schneier [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 15 October 2002 23:50 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CRYPTO-GRAM, October 15, 2002 CRYPTO-GRAM October 15, 2002 by Bruce Schneier Founder and CTO

[INFOCON] - News 10/16/02

2002-10-16 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it, is prohibited and may be unlawful. -Original Message- From: Wanja Eric Naef [IWS] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: 16 October 2002 16:19 To: Wanja Eric Naef [IWS

[INFOCON] - News 10/23/02

2002-10-23 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Wednesday, October 23, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - News 10/18/02

2002-10-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
/74120.html [2] www.formatex.org/isbook/callforpaper.htm -Original Message- From: ISBOOK 2002 [mailto:isbook2002;formatex.org] Sent: 17 October 2002 18:22 To: Wanja Eric Naef [IWS] Subject: reminder chapters submission Dear

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-168 Date: 18 October2002

2002-10-18 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-168 Date: 18 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-168_e.html NEWS OCIPEP issues Incident Analysis OCIPEP issued Incident Analysis IA02-001, on 17 October 2002, of the lessons learned following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and

[INFOCON] - News 10/22/02

2002-10-22 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Tuesday, October 22, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - New Intelligence Community web site: Intelligence.gov

2002-10-24 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
October 24 - Posted new Intelligence Community web site: Intelligence.gov. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24 October 2002 - New Intelligence Community Web Site The new Intelligence Community Web site, Intelligence.gov

[INFOCON] - EPIC Alert 9.20

2002-10-25 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:epic_news-admin;mailman.epic.org] On Behalf Of EPIC News Sent: 24 October 2002 22:15 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: EPIC Alert 9.20 == @@@

[INFOCON] - (HS) Hart-Rudman Task Force on Homeland Security

2002-10-25 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
A Year after 9/11, America Still Unprepared for a Terrorist Attack, Warns New Hart-Rudman Task Force on Homeland Security . Executive summary: http://www.cfr.org/publication.php?id=5100.xml Full text: http://www.cfr.org/publication.php?id=5099 http://www.cfr.org/pdf/Homeland_Security_TF.pdf

[INFOCON] - News 10/17/02

2002-10-17 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Thursday, October 17, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP: The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks -Critical Infrastructure Protection Lessons Learned

2002-10-17 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(OCIPEP is the Canadian version of the NIPC. It is an agency I have great respect for as it seems to get things right WEN). The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks - Critical Infrastructure Protection Lessons Learned In the year following the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-167 Date: 17 October2002

2002-10-17 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-167_e.html OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-167 Date: 17 October 2002 NEWS Canada's environment threatened by U.S. greenhouse emissions A report entitled America's Gas Tank, the high cost of Canada's oil and gas export strategy, jointly issued by the Natural

[INFOCON] - News 10/28/02

2002-10-28 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Monday, October 28, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-174 Date: 28 October2002

2002-10-28 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-174 Date: 28 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-174_e.html NEWS OCIPEP issues Advisory AV02-046 On 25 October 2002, OCIPEP issued Advisory AV02-046, subsequent to CERT/CC's report of a new remote buffer overflow in the Kerboros Administration

[INFOCON] - News 10/29/02

2002-10-29 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Tuesday, October 29, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - The Economist: Survey - digital security

2002-10-29 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(This week's Economist has a special section on Information Security which is well worth a read as it is well researched (in comparison to the usual cybergeddon article). P.S. I have been contacted by a Pentagon Reporter who is looking for a PsyOps expert. He is 'writing a story about possible

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-175 Date: 29 October2002

2002-10-29 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-175 Date: 29 October 2002 http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-175_e.html NEWS New act to make Ontario's drinking water safe New legislation aimed at ensuring Ontario has cleaner, safer drinking water will be unveiled by Ontario Premier Ernie Eves today. The

[INFOCON] - (MIL) USAF Transforming Our Air and SpaceCapabilities

2002-10-29 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(Interesting speech by the secretary of the USAF. It looks at how the USAF is changing and stresses the importance of Space Dominance'. WEN) '... While the war on terror presents unprecedented challenges, the future has never been brighter for airmen. We are entering a new age of air and space

[INFOCON] - News 10/30/02

2002-10-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Wednesday, October 30, 2002 _ INFOCON News

[INFOCON] - OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-176 Date: 30 October2002

2002-10-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
http://www.ocipep.gc.ca/DOB/DOB02-176_e.html OCIPEP DAILY BRIEF Number: DOB02-176 Date: 30 October 2002 NEWS New act to make Ontario's drinking water safe - Update As reported in the OCIPEP Daily Brief DOB02-175 released 29 October 2002, the Safe Drinking Water Act was unveiled yesterday by

[INFOCON] - (CIA) CSI's Studies in Intelligence (UnclassifiedStudies Volume 46, Number 3, 2002)

2002-10-30 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
(It contains some interesting articles. I would recommend to have a look at The Coming Revolution in Intelligence Analysis and the counterpoint article In addition to that there is also an article about PsyOps during WWII: The Information War in the Pacific, 1945. WEN)

[INFOCON] - UNIRAS Brief - 383/02 - NISCC - Potential craftedpackets vulnerability in firewalls

2002-10-31 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
-Original Message- From: UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) [mailto:uniras;niscc.gov.uk] Sent: 31 October 2002 14:28 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: UNIRAS Brief - 383/02 - NISCC - Potential crafted packets vulnerability in firewalls -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- -

[INFOCON] - News 11/04/02

2002-11-04 Thread Wanja Eric Naef [IWS]
_ London, Monday, November 04, 2002 _ INFOCON News

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