Daily Archives: July 30, 2009

Do NOT Underestimate


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The hunt is on for cyberwarriors (Wash. Tech., 7/28/09)

A group of private and government organizations has launched a program to build the next generation of U.S. cyber defense leaders. The U.S. Cyber Challenge is looking for 10,000 young Americans with the skills to be cybersecurity practitioners, researchers, guardians, … Continue reading

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Researcher Uncovers Massive, Sophisticated Trojan Targeting Top Businesses (Dark Reading, 7/29/09)

A security researcher has discovered a Trojan that is designed to extract account data from as many as 4,600 of the world’s most popular and wealthy businesses. In “one of the largest and most professional thieving operations on the Internet,” … Continue reading

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Homeland Security Issues Vulnerability Notice – Adobe Flash (Nat. Terror Alert, 7/26/09)

Adobe Flash contains a vulnerability that may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. Adobe Flash Player, Reader, Acrobat, and other products that include Flash support are affected. By convincing a user to view … Continue reading

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