[ISN] Cisco blunders with insecure web page

2002-04-25 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.silicon.com/public/door?6004REQEVENT=REQINT1=52897REQSTR1=silicon.com Wednesday 24th April 2002 Cisco has been forced to close an online registration form after neglecting to secure the web page. The page was part of a marketing programme which offered Cisco's second-tier resellers

[ISN] New Klez still clobbering PC users

2002-04-25 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-891030.html?tag=fd_top By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com April 24, 2002, 12:25 PM PT More than a week after it first started spreading, the latest variant of the Klez worm continues to infect PC users that haven't taken steps to protect themselves.

[ISN] Security UPDATE, April 24, 2002

2002-04-25 Thread InfoSec News
Windows .NET Magazine Security UPDATE--brought to you by Security Administrator, a print newsletter bringing you practical, how-to articles about securing your Windows .NET Server, Windows 2000, and Windows NT systems. http://www.secadministrator.com

[ISN] CIA: China planning cyber-attacks on U.S., Taiwan

2002-04-25 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.siliconvalley.com/mld/siliconvalley/3132466.htm [For a peek at what the Chinese might have in store for a rainy day, you might be interested to look at Unrestricted Warfare, which has been called a blueprint for future Chinese aggression. One just has to hope that if the CIA is right

[ISN] Microsoft Yanks Office Tools After Security Report

2002-04-26 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176138.html By Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes REDMOND, WASHINGTON, U.S.A., 25 Apr 2002, 10:39 AM CST Microsoft [NASDAQ:MSFT] has removed a collection of tools for its Office suite following an independent report that the tools may open security vulnerabilities.

Re: [ISN] Teen Hacker Packs Feminist Punch

2002-04-26 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Aj Effin Reznor [EMAIL PROTECTED] InfoSec News was known to say. http://www.techtv.com/news/security/story/0,24195,3382211,00.html By Rick Lockridge, Tech Live New York bureau chief April 24, 2002 MECHLIN, Belgium -- She can kick your butt and wipe your hard drive

RE: [ISN] Teen Hacker Packs Feminist Punch

2002-04-26 Thread InfoSec News
on her site and associating it with gun sellers come on... v/r Michael -Original Message- From: InfoSec News [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 3:10 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Teen Hacker Packs Feminist Punch http://www.techtv.com/news/security/story

Re: [ISN] Teen Hacker Packs Feminist Punch

2002-04-26 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: [EMAIL PROTECTED] But she also has posted her viruses on her homepage -- meaning anyone else could release them. That's not my problem, she says. When people make guns, can you blame them when somebody else kills [somebody] with them? I only write them; I don't release

[ISN] Stop! Look before you click

2002-04-26 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: eric wolbrom, CISSP [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://news.com.com/2008-1082-887841.html By Rachel Konrad Staff Writer, CNET News.com April 22, 2002, 4:00 AM PT newsmakers Mark Hochhauser doesn't mince words. That's because the frank-talking psychologist is also an expert in

[ISN] Industry hails cyber RD bill

2002-04-29 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2002/0422/web-leg-04-26-02.asp By William Matthews April 26, 2002 When the Senate went to work on legislation to pump $878 million into cybersecurity research and development, it got no argument from representatives of industry and academia. Sen. Ron Wyden

[ISN] Security Agents Head For Cybercrime School

2002-04-29 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176176.html By Beatrice Arnfield, Special to Newsbytes LONDON, ENGLAND, 26 Apr 2002, 2:21 PM CST Security agents from both sides of the Atlantic are being sent to school so they can trace and prosecute computer criminals. The FBI, U.S. Customs, the High

Re: [ISN] Teen Hacker Packs Feminist Punch (fwd)

2002-04-29 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Forwarded from: Ben Greenbaum [EMAIL PROTECTED] I have a lot of respect for Mr. Ferrell, but at this point I have to call shenanigans... Merriam-Webster defines terrorism as the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion. The American

[ISN] [defaced-commentary] c4iweb.spawar.navy.mil defaced by The DeceptiveDuo

2002-04-30 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 07:28:06 -0400 (EDT) From: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [defaced-commentary] c4iweb.spawar.navy.mil defaced by The Deceptive Duo Another interesting defacement. Of note, the information

[ISN] Netscape blows off new vuln warning

2002-04-30 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/25079.html By Thomas C Greene in Washington Posted: 30/04/2002 at 07:35 GMT A recent advisory from GreyMagic Software demonstrates a minor file access vulnerability in Netscape and Mozilla for Windows, very much like the recent one affecting MS Internet

[ISN] Hacker Pleads Guilty To Accessing NASA System

2002-05-02 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176281.html By Wilson P Dizard III, GCN WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A., 01 May 2002, 2:13 PM CST A hacker charged last year with breaking into a NASA server has pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in San Antonio to one count of intentionally accessing a federal

[ISN] MoD breaks ranks on custom firewall

2002-05-02 Thread InfoSec News
http://networknews.vnunet.com/News/1131396 By Paul Allen [01-05-2002] Rising technology overhead drives MoD to adopt commercial firewalls The Ministry of Defence's security technology advisors have changed their approach to its firewall policy. David Hartley, unclassified network manager at

[ISN] Hackers spur shutdown of computer server for Navy

2002-05-02 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.uniontrib.com/news/business/20020501-_1b1spawar.html By Bruce V. Bigelow UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER May 1, 2002 A defense contractor developing a public Web site for the Navy shut down a key computer network this week after hackers gained access to employee passwords and

[ISN] MS seeks senior spook to score Federal security $$$'s

2002-05-04 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/25130.html By John Lettice Posted: 02/05/2002 at 14:22 GMT Microsoft is seeking to hire a high level executive whose role will be to position Microsoft as a strategic partner to the [US] government in using our products and technologies to build Homeland

Re: Fwd: [ISN] Hackers exploit Korea to attack global systems

2002-05-06 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 23:38:46 -0400 From: R. A. Hettinga [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Digital Bearer Settlement List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Fwd: [ISN] Hackers exploit Korea to attack global systems --- begin forwarded text Status: U Delivered-To:

[ISN] [defaced-commentary] Deceptive Duo in the news again

2002-05-06 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Sun, 5 May 2002 20:59:18 -0400 (EDT) From: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [defaced-commentary] Deceptive Duo in the news again Earlier today (May 5, 2002), the defacing group Deceptive Duo struck again changing

[ISN] 'Deceptive Duo' Strikes Again

2002-05-06 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.eweek.com/article/0,3658,s=1884a=26313,00.asp By Dennis Fisher May 3, 2002 The Deceptive Duo, a Web defacement crew that has struck several government and banking sites in the last week, on Thursday defaced a site belonging to Gartner Inc., an IT research firm. As of 4:45 p.m. EDT

[ISN] Working in a network war zone

2002-05-07 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-900511.html?tag=fd_top By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com May 6, 2002, 4:00 PM PT reporter's notebook - VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Even before the CanSecWest security conference started on Wednesday, unknown hackers had given the hotel's high-speed

[ISN] Army Layers Security Blankets To Guard Networks

2002-05-07 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176400.html By Dawn S Onley, Government Computer News TEMPE, ARIZONA, U.S.A., 06 May 2002, 12:43 PM CST Shortly after a military surveillance plane collided with a Chinese fighter last April, a two-week cyberwar began, and U.S. Army Web sites took numerous

[ISN] Aging Worms Still Crawl, Threaten Net

2002-05-07 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,98504,00.asp Sam Costello, IDG News Service Monday, May 06, 2002 The Nimda and Code Red worms, which emerged along with dire warnings that they could bring down large sections of the Internet (but didn't), may have a second chance. New data in a study

[ISN] Security Flaw Found in Flash Player

2002-05-07 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,98263,00.asp Sam Costello, IDG News Service Friday, May 03, 2002 A security hole in the way Macromedia's Flash player handles ActiveX content could allow an attacker to run the code of their choice on vulnerable systems, according to a security advisory

[ISN] AirMagnet 1.2 Reveals WLAN Trouble Spots

2002-05-10 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.eweek.com/article/0,3658,s=712a=26498,00.asp By Cameron Sturdevant May 6, 2002 AirMagnet Inc.'s AirMagnet Sniffer works right, right out of the box - much to its credit and to network administrators' advantage and earning it an eWeek Labs' Analyst's Choice award. eWeek Labs ran

[ISN] FLIGHT SECURITY: New List for Carryons

2002-05-10 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Jay D. Dyson [EMAIL PROTECTED] -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Courtesy of Rick Forno. (Gee, I feel safer already. Blah.) This week the Transportation Security Administration released its official list of what can and can't be carried aboard a plane. You may

Re: [ISN] Nessus calls home? Facts of the matter.

2002-05-10 Thread InfoSec News
that legit. In a message titled [ISN] Nessus calls home? Facts of the matter. , on 9 May 2002 at 2:06, InfoSec News sent these words: Forwarded from: Jay D. Dyson [EMAIL PROTECTED] -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Courtesy of Renaud Deraison (forwarded with permission). I

[ISN] Terrorists could launch cyber-war

2002-05-10 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,4286006%255E15318,00.html Wires 09May02 A CYBER jihad could be launched against the West as terrorists moved from the real world to an internet-based virtual world, a US expert warns. Michele Zanini, a consultant with the think-tank McKinsey and

[ISN] Microsoft says penalty will let hackers run wild

2002-05-10 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.salon.com/tech/wire/2002/05/08/microsoft/index.html?x By D. Ian Hopper May 8, 2002 WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hackers, virus writers and software pirates could run rampant if Microsoft disclosed the technical product information that nine states have requested as an antitrust penalty, a

Re: [ISN] Midwest Express hackers cause a stir

2002-05-13 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: [EMAIL PROTECTED] The hackers said they were motivated to intrude on the sites of Midwest Express and other corporate and military sites to demonstrate that the U.S. infrastructure is still vulnerable to terrorists even after Sept. 11. Midwest Express and other corporate

[ISN] Smith Bill Raises Police Power Concerns

2002-05-13 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Bob [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://dc.internet.com/news/print/0,,2101_1107691,00.html By Roy Mark dc.internet.com 10 May 2002 For Alan Davidson, the associate director of the Center for Democracy and Technology, the greater issue involving H.R. 3482 -- the Cyber Security Enhancement

[ISN] Team tackles Windows security

2002-05-13 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2002/0506/web-micro-05-09-02.asp By Dan Caterinicchia May 9, 2002 Government, industry and academia have teamed up to secure the most popular type of system being deployed on servers in the public and private sectors: Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000. The

Re: [ISN] Security myths costing firms

2002-05-13 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Jay D. Dyson [EMAIL PROTECTED] -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Tue, 7 May 2002, InfoSec News wrote: SECURITY guru Peter Tippett loves to shock people. snip He said no security system was ever going to be 100 per cent effective. That's a shock? Hell

[ISN] EDS postpones instant message ban

2002-05-15 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/25271.html By John Leyden Posted: 14/05/2002 at 11:12 GMT EDS has postponed its proposed ban on instant messaging after staff told its techies that it was an important tool for communicating with clients. Last week, EDS told staff that IM products (such

[ISN] Re: [defaced-commentary] Crackers deface Ferrari

2002-05-16 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 14:24:38 -0400 (EDT) From: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [defaced-commentary] Crackers deface Ferrari [Once again, Mr Rodrigues does some good digging on the latest high profile

[ISN] Control phreaks

2002-05-16 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,7-296267,00.html [I like the one quote I've never seen a cyber-criminal drive up in a Porsche, but I've seen lots of people in the computer industry making lots of money. Apparently this fellow has never heard about being caller #102 and winning the

[ISN] Open source review would aid Windows security: Gartner

2002-05-16 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/25291.html By John Leyden Posted: 15/05/2002 at 14:12 GMT Microsoft should dump security via obscurity, and submit its software to open source review, according to Gartner. The open source review bit is something so utterly alien, communist and horrible

[ISN] Windows Media Player Exposes IE Users To Attack

2002-05-17 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176623.html By Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes REDMOND, WASHINGTON, U.S.A., 16 May 2002, 10:51 AM CST In a reversal of its previous advice, Microsoft is warning that a security flaw in its Internet Explorer browser could enable a malicious Web site or e-mail

[ISN] This hacker's got the gummy touch

2002-05-17 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-915580.html?tag=fd_top By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com May 16, 2002, 12:10 PM PT Companies using fingerprint readers to increase security now have to worry about a new threat: the gummy finger. A Japanese researcher presented a study on Tuesday at the

[ISN] [Admin note] Request for Comments

2002-05-17 Thread InfoSec News
In the last couple of weeks I have been working on a few updates of both C4I.org and InfoSec News for a new site rollout in the near future, I have also been pouring over webstats, looking at search terms, and trying a few of them out. One site that suprised me was an article I never saw until

[ISN] Nessus phones home: the final report.

2002-05-20 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Jay D. Dyson [EMAIL PROTECTED] -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Forwarded with permission of Renaud Deraison. - -- Forwarded message -- Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 19:57:22 +0200 From: Renaud Deraison [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re:

[ISN] Linux Advisory Watch - May 17th 2002

2002-05-20 Thread InfoSec News
++ | LinuxSecurity.comLinux Advisory Watch | | May 17th, 2002 Volume 3, Number 20a | ++ Editors: Dave Wreski

RE: [ISN] Hackers can crack most in less than a minute

2002-05-28 Thread InfoSec News
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of InfoSec News Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 6:30 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [ISN] Hackers can crack most in less than a minute http://news.com.com/2009-1001-916719.html?tag=fd_lede By Rob Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com May 22, 2002, 4:00 a.m

RE: [ISN] MS Outlook booted off campus

2002-05-28 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Forwarded from: Wall David Civ AETC/DOXD [EMAIL PROTECTED] Is it just me, or is somebody burying their heads in the sand? Whatever happened to maintaining the latest antiviral signature

[ISN] NAI to pull plug on CyberCop

2002-05-28 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/55/25441.html By ComputerWire Posted: 27/05/2002 at 05:13 GMT Network Associates Inc will in July pull the plug on further development of its popular CyberCop vulnerability scanner and intrusion-detection product and instead will redirect efforts to

[ISN] Bug hunter reports flaw in Excel

2002-05-29 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-924704.html?tag=fd_top By Matt Loney Special to CNET News.com May 28, 2002, 4:40 PM PT A security hole in Microsoft's Excel XP spreadsheet application could allow hackers to take over a computer by using specially formed XML style sheets, according to a security

[ISN] Yahoo! Messenger! multiple! vulns!

2002-05-29 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/55/25466.html By Thomas C Greene in Washington Posted: 28/05/2002 at 09:08 GMT There are two new Yahoo Instant Messenger (YIM) vulnerabilities which can potentially compromise a user's machine, Vietnamese researcher Phuong Nguyen has discovered. Yahoo! has

[ISN] Hacker breaks into electronics site

2002-05-30 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.cnet.com/investor/news/newsitem/0-9900-1028-9973444-0.html?tag=ats By: Greg Sandoval 5/29/02 3:40 PM Source: News.com An online electronics store on Wednesday alerted the FBI, credit card companies and customers that someone claiming to be a well-known hacker has broken into its

[ISN] FC: Congress publishes father-knows-best cybersecurity report

2002-05-31 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Jei [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Forwarded message -- Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 04:22:27 -0400 From: Declan McCullagh [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: FC: Congress publishes father-knows-best cybersecurity report Congress' Joint Economic Committee published

[ISN] Japan space hackers nabbed for spying

2002-05-31 Thread InfoSec News
http://europe.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/30/japan.spacehackers.ap/index.html May 30, 2002 TOKYO, Japan (AP) -- Three workers at a major Japanese aerospace company have been arrested for allegedly hacking into the computer network of Japan's space agency to spy on a rival company.

[ISN] Technology Empowers Information Operations in Afghanistan

2002-06-03 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.us.net/signal/Archive/March02/technology-march.html [This might answer some of the questions raised in the article from last week in Wired. I might add that of the many groups I am a member of, the AFCEA is one that's membership has been worth every penny. http://www.afcea.org -

[ISN] Wi-Fi 'hot spots' allow laptop, PDA user to be covertly tracked

2002-06-03 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: eric wolbrom, CISSP [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/134462403_btboston2=7.html Monday, May 27, 2002, 12:00 a.m. Pacific By Simson L. Garfinkel Special to The Seattle Times If you have one of those fancy new wireless Wi-Fi or 802.11(b)

[ISN] Linux Advisory Watch - May 31st 2002

2002-06-03 Thread InfoSec News
++ | LinuxSecurity.comLinux Advisory Watch | | May 31st, 2002 Volume 3, Number 22a | ++ Editors: Dave Wreski

Re: [ISN] The War in All its Online Glory

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: H C [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] This doesn't give me any sort of confidence. The fact that these machines are connected to any public network is disturbing. Who said the machines were connected to a public network? The quote says unidentified

[ISN] Boston Globe article: Waiting for the security payout

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Boivin, Patrice J [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/154/business/Waiting_for_the_security_payout+.shtml By Ross Kerber Globe Staff 6/3/2002 Cyber terrorism jitters were supposed to boost the fortunes of information technology companies specializing in

[ISN] Sure, Security Is Hard, But....

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.oreillynet.com/cs/weblog/view/wlg/1482 by Marc Hedlund Jun. 1, 2002 URL: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercenter/help/qpass_redir.html ...this is ridiculous. The New York Times recently switched from one paid membership management system to another, and they changed the username

[ISN] Download Sites Hacked, Source Code Backdoored

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
http://online.securityfocus.com/news/462 By Brian McWilliams Jun 3 2002 4:37PM When source code to a relatively obscure, Unix-based Internet relay chat (IRC) client was reported to be backdoored last month, security professionals collectively yawned. But last week, when three popular network

[ISN] Coming Clean on Patches

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: William Knowles [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.eweek.com/article/0,3658,s=701a=27646,00.asp June 3, 2002 By Dennis Fisher A high-stakes battle is brewing between software developers and security researchers over when to release discovered vulnerability data and patches, and

Re: [ISN] Thoughts on The White House Chicago Town Hall Meeting.

2002-06-04 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Aj Effin Reznor [EMAIL PROTECTED] InfoSec News was known to say. Forwarded from: Lepchenske, Craig L (Raytheon) [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greetings all. I have been reading this newsgroup for a little while now. I'd like my first comment made on this list

[ISN] Training targets computer crimes

2002-06-05 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.fcw.com/geb/articles/2002/0603/web-train-06-04-02.asp By Matt Caterinicchia June 4, 2002 In an attempt to reduce criminal activity in the PC world, additional training on investigating and prosecuting cyber criminals will be available this fall to personnel in the offices of the

[ISN] U.S. prosecutors sent subpoena to MSNBC reporter in hackinginvestigation

2002-06-05 Thread InfoSec News
http://digitalmass.boston.com/news/wire_story.html?uri=/dailynews/155/economy/U_S_prosecutors_sent_subpoena_:.shtml By Ted Bridis, Associated Press, 6/4/2002 22:36 WASHINGTON (AP) Without required approval, U.S. prosecutors sent a subpoena to MSNBC demanding a reporter's notes, e-mails and

Re: [ISN] NSA Launches Ad Campaign Urging Secrecy

2002-06-05 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: John Q. Public [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Tue, 4 Jun 2002, InfoSec News wrote: |http://www.adage.com/news.cms?newsId=34947 | |[Click on the above URL for links to the posters, the style of |the posters is like a modern version of the old deco Navy security |awareness posters, very

[ISN] Evolving viruses threat to many platforms

2002-06-06 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-932423.html?tag=fd_lede By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com June 5, 2002, 4:00 AM PT A new virus called Simile.D may not be much of a threat to computer systems, but some of its technical tricks could lead to a rethinking of the principles underlying

[ISN] A new teenage wasteland?

2002-06-06 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.salon.com/tech/books/2002/06/05/teenage_hackers/index.html By Andrew Leonard June 5, 2002 Behold the glory of the Web site defacement, a truly modern act of juvenile delinquency. Ludicrous (replacing a Baptist Church Web page with an invocation to Satan, for example) and yet

[ISN] Security UPDATE, June 5, 2002

2002-06-06 Thread InfoSec News
Windows .NET Magazine Security UPDATE--brought to you by Security Administrator, a print newsletter bringing you practical, how-to articles about securing your Windows .NET Server, Windows 2000, and Windows NT systems. http://www.secadministrator.com

[ISN] Red-M's Bluetooth Server Vulnerable

2002-06-06 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.eweek.com/article/0,3658,s=712a=27812,00.asp June 5, 2002 By Dennis Fisher Security researchers have identified numerous flaws in the Bluetooth short-range wireless access points sold by Red-M Communications Ltd., the most serious of which could compromise the administration

[ISN] Black Hat 2002 Speakers Announced

2002-06-06 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: B.K. DeLong [EMAIL PROTECTED] For Immediate Release Contacts B.K. DeLong [EMAIL PROTECTED] +1.617.877.3271 BLACK HAT BRIEFINGS 2002 SESSIONS EXAMINE BEST PRACTICES THE BEST TOOLS Top Security Experts Address the Real Issues in Computer Security - Richard Clarke to Keynote

[ISN] [defaced-commentary] Hacker group defaces naval websites

2002-06-10 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2002 19:51:37 -0400 (EDT) From: security curmudgeon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [defaced-commentary] Hacker group defaces naval websites Hacker group defaces naval websites 'Infidelz' follows on from the 'Deceptive

[ISN] Old code in Windows is security threat

2002-06-10 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-934363.html?tag=fd_top By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com June 9, 2002, 11:00 PM PT Microsoft will more quickly retire old code in its Windows operating system and other software as a result of the company's four-month-old trustworthy computing

[ISN] Hackers unlocking Norway's history

2002-06-10 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1001-934060.html By Robert Lemos Staff Writer, CNET News.com June 7, 2002, 2:00 PM PT A Norwegian educational center for cultural preservation lost the password to a historical database cataloging 11,000 original books and manuscripts, but was able to recover it with

[ISN] Linux Advisory Watch - June 7th 2002

2002-06-10 Thread InfoSec News
++ | LinuxSecurity.comLinux Advisory Watch | | June 7th, 2002 Volume 3, Number 23a | ++ Editors: Dave Wreski

Re: [ISN] A new teenage wasteland?

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: H C [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I read through the entire text of the linked article twice... http://www.salon.com/tech/books/2002/06/05/teenage_hackers/index.html?x I came to the conclusion that the purpose of this book review was to fill space. Yes, both positive

[ISN] [infowarrior] - Comments on the ADTI report released today

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
-- Forwarded message -- Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 11:14:34 -0400 From: Richard Forno [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [infowarrior] - Comments on the ADTI report released today A few comments regarding the just-released 31-page report on Open Source Software from the

[ISN] Secure network spending seen over $46 bln by 2006

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.cnet.com/investor/news/newsitem/0-9900-1028-20025065-0.html?tag=ats 06/10/02 04:47 PM Source: Reuters SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 (Reuters) - Spending on virtual private networks will grow more than 100 percent over the next four years, topping $46 billion worldwide in 2006 as companies

[ISN] Linux Security Week - June 10th 2002

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
+-+ | LinuxSecurity.comWeekly Newsletter | | June 10th, 2002 Volume 3, Number 23n | | | |

[ISN] Najib outlines cyberspace threat to military networks

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.nst.com.my/z//Current_News/NST/Monday/NewsBreak/20020610182104 by Jasbir Singh [EMAIL PROTECTED] June 10: The Nimda virus, which attacked a 17,831 computers in Malaysia between August and October 2000, and cost RM22 million to eradicate and to carry out repairs, is one of many

[ISN] Clarke: homeland security revamp to help cybersecurity

2002-06-11 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.computerworld.com/securitytopics/security/story/0,10801,71903,00.html By PATRICK THIBODEAU JUNE 10, 2002 RESTON, Va. -- White House cybersecurity chief Richard Clarke said today that a plan to reshuffle the federal government's cybercrime agencies into a new cabinet level homeland

[ISN] GAO faults Army Corps security

2002-06-12 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: William Knowles [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2002/0610/web-army-06-11-02.asp By Dan Caterinicchia June 11, 2002 The Army Corps of Engineers has made great strides in managing its computer systems since a scathing 1999 review by the General Accounting

[ISN] Super-Secure Linux, Inch by Inch

2002-06-12 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.wired.com/news/linux/0,1411,53004,00.html By Declan McCullagh and Robert Zarate 2:00 a.m. June 11, 2002 PDT Part one of a three-part series. WASHINGTON -- Super-secure additions to the Linux operating system are inching closer to the mainstream. Developers have turned

[ISN] Hacker Gurus Recruit Unsuspecting Youth

2002-06-12 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: eric wolbrom, CISSP [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.ds-osac.org/edb/cyber/news/story.cfm?KEY=8262 Ottawa Citizen, 6/6/02 Sophisticated online mentors are helping unsuspecting young people cause serious damage to personal computers, says an RCMP report. Hackers: a Canadian Police

RE: [ISN] Old code in Windows is security threat

2002-06-12 Thread InfoSec News
Message- | From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf | Of InfoSec News | Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 1:23 AM | To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] | Subject: RE: [ISN] Old code in Windows is security threat | | | Forwarded from: Andrew Weaver [EMAIL PROTECTED] | | Hmmm... So their quickfix

[ISN] Do you sit next to a security risk?

2002-06-13 Thread InfoSec News
http://zdnet.com.com/2100-1105-935298.html By Vivienne Fisher ZDNet Australia June 12, 2002, 7:25 AM PT Employees continue to be overlooked as an IT security threat, despite the significant destruction they can cause, according to one white paper. A white paper released in the United States

[ISN] Two Oracle Flaws Put Machines at Risk

2002-06-13 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.eweek.com/article/0,3658,s=712a=28027,00.asp By Dennis Fisher June 12, 2002 Security researchers have found two serious buffer overruns in Oracle Corp. products, both of which give an attacker complete control of a vulnerable machine. One flaw affects Windows machines running any

[ISN] Security UPDATE, June 12, 2002

2002-06-13 Thread InfoSec News
Windows .NET Magazine Security UPDATE--brought to you by Security Administrator, a print newsletter bringing you practical, how-to articles about securing your Windows .NET Server, Windows 2000, and Windows NT systems. http://www.secadministrator.com

Re: [ISN] Secret Service Agent: Hackers Are Unpatriotic

2002-06-21 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Robert G. Ferrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hackers who brag that they can break into computer systems are unpatriotic, he said. If you're a U.S. citizen breaking into computer networks, it's not only criminal but unpatriotic. Uh, unless you're in an information warfare unit or a law

[ISN] Apache exploit circulating, users urged to patch

2002-06-21 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.nwfusion.com/news/2002/0620apatche.html By Sam Costello IDG News Service, 06/20/02 If users have put off patching their Apache Web servers against the vulnerability discovered Monday, they should wait no longer, as an exploit to attack the security hole is now circulating on the

RE: [ISN] Free tool: apache chunked vulnerability scanner

2002-06-24 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: Marc Maiffret [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Greg Broiles [EMAIL PROTECTED] yes the tool is non intrusive. thanks for pointing that out. well update the site. Signed, Marc Maiffret Chief Hacking Officer eEye Digital Security T.949.349.9062 F.949.349.9538 http://eEye.com/Retina - Network

[ISN] Coded warnings became clear only in light of Sept. 11 attacks

2002-06-24 Thread InfoSec News
Forwarded from: William Knowles [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/custom/attack/bal-te.nsa21jun21.story By Scott Shane and Ariel Sabar Sun Staff Originally published June 21, 2002 In an ideal intelligence world, two messages intercepted by the National Security Agency Sept. 10

[ISN] Kremlin Site Vulnerable to Attack

2002-06-24 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,53412,00.html By Brian McWilliams 11:28 a.m. June 21, 2002 PDT Potentially millions of websites -- including the new, reportedly invincible home page of Russian President Vladimir Putin -- may become easy prey for hackers if their administrators

[ISN] Preparing For The Digital Dark Age (Comments on Palladium)

2002-06-24 Thread InfoSec News
Fowarded from: Richard Forno [EMAIL PROTECTED] Preparing For The Digital Dark Age Richard F. Forno (c) 2002 - Permission granted to reproduce with appropriate credit. (Article with active URL links and references) http://www.infowarrior.org/articles/2002-08.html Article #2002-08 23 June 2002

[ISN] Firm sues ex-employees over hacking

2002-06-25 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/southwest/chi-0206250293jun25.story June 25, 2002 A former employee of Near North Insurance Brokerage Inc. was sued by the firm Monday in federal court, accused of illegally accessing tens of thousands of the firm's private e-mails and providing their

Re: [ISN] Free tool: apache chunked vulnerability scanner

2002-06-25 Thread InfoSec News
. -- Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP, EMTD Desktop Systems Engineer AOL Time Warner - Original Message - From: InfoSec News [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 5:35 AM Subject: RE: [ISN] Free tool: apache chunked vulnerability scanner Forwarded from: Marc

RE: [ISN] Free tool: apache chunked vulnerability scanner

2002-06-25 Thread InfoSec News
vulnerabilities | -Original Message- | From: Jonas M Luster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] | Sent: Monday, June 24, 2002 1:48 PM | To: InfoSec News | Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] | Subject: Re: [ISN] Free tool: apache chunked vulnerability scanner | | | Quoting InfoSec News ([EMAIL PROTECTED

[ISN] Mitnick testimony burns Sprint in Vegas 'vice hack' case

2002-06-26 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/55/25893.html By Kevin Poulsen, SecurityFocus Online Posted: 26/06/2002 at 02:28 GMT Since adult entertainment operator Eddie Munoz first told state regulators in 1994 that mercenary hackers were crippling his business by diverting, monitoring and blocking

[ISN] Best Buy suing over e-mail porn scam

2002-06-26 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/stories/2002/06/24/story7.html Andrew Tellijohn Staff Reporter June 21, 2002 The Twin Cities' largest electronics retailer believes it has fallen victim to computer hackers. While it doesn't yet know the identity of the perpetrators, the company is

[ISN] Microsoft to reveal Palladium source code

2002-06-26 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.cnet.com/investor/news/newsitem/0-9900-1028-20078887-0.html By: Robert Lemos 6/24/02 5:45 PM Source: News.com Microsoft, long a proponent of keeping source code secret, plans to publish the source code to a critical part of its Palladium project to enhance security, a

[ISN] Infrastructure firms have swords drawn

2002-06-27 Thread InfoSec News
http://news.com.com/2100-1033-939687.html?tag=fd_top By John Borland Staff Writer, CNET News.com June 26, 2002, 3:40 PM PT Forget about making Web sites faster. The big Net infrastructure issues of the day are allegations of industrial espionage, hacking and libel. Boston-based Akamai

[ISN] Ex-Del Mar man guilty of spamming

2002-06-27 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.uniontrib.com/news/computing/20020626-_1b26spam.html By Matt Krasnowski COPLEY NEWS SERVICE June 26, 2002 LOS ANGELES - A former Del Mar man was found guilty yesterday of one count of computer spamming that stems from a flood of e-mail messages he sent that shut down the

[ISN] Fix Is In for OpenSSH Flaw

2002-06-27 Thread InfoSec News
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,284460,00.asp June 26, 2002 By Chris Gonsalves A vulnerability in a popular, free implementation of the Secure Shell protocols that prompted a warning from the suite's developers has been quickly capped. The vulnerability in OpenSSH versions 2.9.9

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