After Mc Donalds, which distributes infected MP3 players, Apple detected that some iPods were infected by a Windows virus! When a label “Certified 100% virus free” on the consumer products boxes?
Fast food is not good for your health… But this time, Mc Donalds is really a bad thing… even for your PC! 🙂 Source: Spyware infection prompts McDonalds MP3 recall.
A new physing method appeared a few days ago: now stolen data are sent back to the attackers via ICMP packets! Source: WebSense: Malicious Code / Phishing Alert: Data Stolen via ICMP.
To sync files or export data between servers, I usually use rsync on top of ssh. With public/private key pairs, you can easily automate the jobs via a cron without password issues. I also create a dedicated user who has only the required privileges to run rsync on the destination.
thomas arsenal monkey charlie qwerty 123456 letmein liverpool password 123 Of course this list comes from a study in UK (Liverpool and Arsenal are in good positions) but it must be the same everywhere. I’m sure that the same list in Belgium should contain “Standard” or “Bonnen” 😉 That’s another
Here is a review of all vulnerabilites discovered in 2005: http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/bulletins/SB2005.html
Four years ago, the SANS Institute and the National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) at the FBI released a document summarizing the Ten Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities. Thousands of organizations used that list, and the expanded Top-20 lists that followed one, two, and three years later, to prioritize their efforts
Katarina will reach the US coast soon… Once personal & family safety is warranted, why not take care of IT & Internet? There is an interesting article @ SANS regarding this topic: Article: Hurricane Katrina Preparations