[ISN] Police data on 4,400 uploaded via Winny

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/20060321TDY02008.htm The Yomiuri Shimbun Mar. 21, 2006 Ehime prefectural police have announced that confidential personal information on 4,400 people was included in files accidentally uploaded to the Internet via Winny file-sharing software. The

[ISN] Forgotten password clues create hacker risk

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/03/20/forgotten_password_security_risk/ By John Leyden 20th March 2006 Security flaws in the forgotten password feature of ecommerce websites leave half the UK's online retailers open to attack, according to security consultancy SecureTest. It warns that the

[ISN] Recon 2006: Guest speakers announcement. Call for papers and early registration ending in less than 2 weeks.

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Hugo Fortier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Recon 2006 - 16th 17th 18th June 2006 - Plaza Hotel, Montreal - http://recon.cx We are pleased to announce the guest speakers of Recon 2006 : Anthony de Almeida Lopes:

[ISN] Internet untouchable for FBI agents in city

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/401323p-339883c.html BY TRACY CONNOR DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER March 20, 2006 It seems as if every Manhattan prep schooler has one, but many of New York's FBI agents are fighting crime and terrorists without an Internet-ready phone or even an e-mail account,

[ISN] Users of SELinux now have a choice on security

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.gcn.com/print/25_6/40117-1.html By Joab Jackson GCN Staff 03/20/06 The release of a new open-source security package has sparked debate over how many Mandatory Access Control applications Linux really needs, and if more than one would just dilute volunteer efforts. Novell Inc. of

[ISN] DOD removes missile defense system report from Web site

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.fcw.com/article92668-03-20-06-Web By Bob Brewin Mar. 20, 2006 The Defense Department has removed from the DOD inspector general's Web site a critical report that states that the network that links radar systems, missile sites and command centers for the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA)

[ISN] Linux Security Week - March 20th 2006

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
+-+ | LinuxSecurity.com Weekly Newsletter| | March 20th, 2006 Volume 7, Number 12n| | | |

Re: [ISN] Security Experts Warn of Devastating Web Attack

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] : http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,188102,00.html : : Paul Wagenseil : Fox News : March 16, 2006 : : WASHINGTON - A powerful new twist on the most common kind of Internet : attack could overwhelm even the most popular and well-fortified

[ISN] ATT spotlights disaster recovery

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://telephonyonline.com/telecomnext/news/ATT_TelecomNext_NDR_031706/ By Carol Wilson Mar 17, 2006 ATT doesn't normally train for disasters when it's 75 degrees and sunny outside, according to Ken Smith, team lead of ATT's Network Disaster Recovery unit. But next week, the unit will make an

[ISN] Book Review: High-Tech Crimes Revealed

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://attrition.org/~jericho/works/security/review/book_review.high-tech_crimes_revealed.html High-Tech Crimes Revealed Cyberwar Stories from the Digital Front Steven Branigan ISBN: 0-321-21873-6 Addison-Wesley, Copyright 2005 I found this

[ISN] Arrest over 'high profile hacking'

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://finance.news.com.au/story/0,10166,18562649-31037,00.html AAP March 22, 2006 A VICTORIAN man has been charged over a series of high profile international internet hacking attacks. The 22-year-old was arrested in Melbourne early today after a joint state and federal investigation into

[ISN] It's raining IT security surveys

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.techworld.com/security/features/index.cfm?FeatureID=2350 By Cara Garretson and Ellen Messmer Network World March 20, 2006 If it feels like you're getting bombarded with surveys about network security threats, that's because you are. Leading security vendors, looking to scare up

[ISN] Oreck cleans up after Katrina

2006-03-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.computerworld.com/securitytopics/security/recovery/story/0,10801,109752,00.html By Stephanie Overby MARCH 21, 2006 CIO Just before Hurricane Katrina made landfall last Aug. 29, Tom Oreck, CEO of vacuum manufacturing company Oreck Corp., took off from New Orleans on a plane bound for