[ISN] Symantec PR bunnies score Slammer own goal

2003-02-15 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/56/29340.html By John Leyden Posted: 14/02/2003 at 20:40 GMT Symantec says it discovered the prolific Slammer worm hours before it began rapidly propagating. The claim, contained in a press release extolling the company's DeepSight Threat Management System,

[ISN] Moderators note...

2003-02-15 Thread InfoSec News
Just a few quick notes here... I've updated the links on the C4I.org mainpage, I know there are some real diehards on ISN who really enjoy what little nuggets of information I dig up and find interesing enough to post online. http://www.c4i.org/ -=- Did anyone notice the NIPC advisory posted

Re: [ISN] Mitnick Banned From Security Group

2003-02-15 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Tom Perrine [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, 14 Feb 2003 01:30:21 -0600 (CST), InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: IN Forwarded from: Robert G. Ferrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] IN At 03:33 AM 2/13/03 -0600, InfoSec News wrote: It didn't last long. Mitnick's password was quickly

[ISN] Rick no longer providing columns for Securityfocus

2003-02-15 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Richard Forno [EMAIL PROTECTED] 14 February 2003 Hello, all -- Effective immediately, I will no longer be providing a monthly column for Securityfocus.Com, which was acquired in 2002 by Symantec. The issue came down to questioning of the byzantine Industrial Age process through

[ISN] Cyber-Security Strategy Depends on Power of Suggestion

2003-02-15 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10274-2003Feb14.html By Jonathan Krim Washington Post Staff Writer February 15, 2003 The Bush administration yesterday announced its strategy for protecting computer systems from attacks by hackers or terrorists, but it backed away from proposals by