Archive for October 17th, 2007

Trend Micro Releases Internet Security Suite 2008

October 17, 2007

Trend Micro Incorporation announced the release of the 2008 versions of its security products today. It releases two updated versions of its existing 2007 versions which are already popular in the market.

Trend Micro Internet Security Suite 2008
Trend Micro Antivirus plus Anti Spyware 2008

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Oracle Security on Windows presentation uploaded

October 17, 2007

Yesterday I spoke at the UKOUG Windows SIG in Blythe Valley Park near Birmingham. My presentation was around securing Oracle on a Windows platform. I have uploaded my presentation to my Oracle security white papers page . There are two

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Chicago Video Surveillance Gets Smarter

October 17, 2007

A car circles a high-rise three times. Someone leaves a backpack in a park.

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New Online MD5 Hash Cracker!

October 17, 2007

I recently opened my site GDataOnline.com which is a fully functional MD5 hash cracker built with over 5.73 million unique entries. Its not meant to crack every possible word, but it’ll crack any word from Swedish to Japanese and cars to anime. Give it a whirl, and if you wish, submit a word or two!

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Encryption faulted in TJX hacking

October 17, 2007

Hackers stole millions of credit card numbers from discount retailer TJX by intercepting wireless transfers of customer information at two Miami-area Marshalls stores, according to an eight-month investigation by the Canadian government.

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PayPal Debit Card User Alert

October 17, 2007

As of this moment, at least five people with PayPal Debit Cards have reported charges to the same two merchants, and the only common thread is that a PayPal Debit Card was used.

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‘Big Brother’ Gets Smarter . . . and More Expensive

October 17, 2007

The video system could be programmed to recognize your license plate. It could alert officials if the same car or truck circles the Sears Tower three times or if nobody picks up a backpack in Grant Park for 30 seconds. However, adding devices that allow surveillance cameras to turn toward the sound of gunfire was as much as $10,000 per unit.

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Viruses vs Spyware and Adware

October 17, 2007

Just three, four years ago one of my biggest worries other than a system security breach were virus infections. Just by having a working and properly configured Symantec or McAfee installation I was confident enough not to think about a virus infection too often. And I hardly ever had a virus infection on my network […]

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Web 2.0: The Concerns

October 17, 2007

So you as an enterprise or a consumer have decided Web 2.0 is the best of the best. Just wait one minute. Concerns about security were prevalent throughout Web 1.0, right, oh wait, they still are in Web 2.0. People are worried about the three tenants of security: Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. (Conveniently the acronym is CIA).

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Chicago gets “smart” CCTV spy cameras

October 17, 2007

A car circles a high-rise three times. Someone leaves a backpack in a park. Such things go unnoticed in big cities every day. But that could change in Chicago with a new video surveillance system that would recognize such anomalies and alert authorities to take a closer look.

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