Archive for August, 2009

Reports Say Vulnerabilities Outpacing Patches- all you gotta do is patch

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 Reports Say Vulnerabilities Outpacing Patches Newly released data from Trusteer and Qualys puts a spotlight on trouble in the vulnerability management process. Qualys reports that it still takes a month for a patch to be deployed to half of vulnerable systems, while Trusteer reports that close to 80 percent of the computers it scans […]

Good segment from wired about the guy who did TjMax and Haniford – SAME person and he was already in custody

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 Cyber Scam A vast computer scam that resulted in the thefts of millions of credit card numbers has raised new questions on cyber security. Government informant is called kingpin of largest U.S. data breaches Gonzalez allegedly worked with feds to jail cohorts while launching own massive attacks So lets see, after he was […]

Its been a big week for patches – make sure you have all of them

Friday, August 7th, 2009—security-patches-for-1058.htmlPatch for Mac OS X – update to 10.5.8—version-1615.htmlJava patch -Patch for JDK (java development kit) and JRE (Java Runtime environment) to versions 1.6.15 update to version 3.0.13 or 3.5.2 patch to version

Patches for Java issued on August 5 – version 1.6.15

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Sun issued a patch to Java on August 5 to address several vulnerabilities. Please make sure your java has downloaded an automatic update to version 1.6.15 vulnerabilities have been reported in Sun Java, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), […]

Patch that mac today – Security patches for OS-X update to 10.5.8

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Apple released lots of patches for OS-X 10.5 today. Updating to version 10.5.8 is what is needed to address the vulnerabilities recently identified Details of these will be posted here soon: Updates can be obtained here: Fixed vulnerabilities include: bzip2 CVE-ID: CVE-2008-1372 Application termination. CFNetwork CVE-ID: CVE-2009-1723 Incorrect URL displayed after a […]