[Owasp-cincinnati] Apologize for spam and suggested reading

Marco M. Morana marco.m.morana at gmail.com
Fri May 29 18:59:40 EDT 2009


I apologize for some mis-use of the list such as subscribe to advertise job opportunity. I will make sure moving forward that these posts will be moderated.
Moving on, I have included some interesting articles for your weekend or sleepless :) reading:

A Botnet by Any Other Name
By Gubter Ollmann
The news has been awash the last few weeks with fears over globe-spanning botnets and their criminal
intent: Conficker managed to hog the limelight for well over a month, and then came Finjan's
disclosure of a previously unknown - and currently unnamed - botnet consisting of some 1.9 million
malicious agents.

More Than 80% Of Phishing Attacks Use Hijacked, Legitimate Websites
May 27, 2009 - New research from the Anti-Phishing Working Group shows how phishers are better covering their tracks -- and what to do when phishers compromise your Website

- Lessons From Fighting Cybercrime, Part 2
In this article we'll examine three basic guidelines on how to implement solutions into social systems, learned 
from the fight against spam.
(From Hacked Off - http://links.techwebnewsletters.com/ctt?kn=63&m=33291649&r=MTQyNTE1NzgzNwS2&b=2&j=NTA0MDg3MzQS1&mt=1&rt=0 )

Web 2.0 Conquers The Workplace, But Many Security Departments Aren't Ready
May 20, 2009 - Many enterprises are lacking key tools for protecting Web 2.0 data, study says

6 Tips For Doing More Security With Less
February 26, 2009 - Security ranks as a top priority in many IT budgets, but this year the money may not be there for many organizations -- here's how to get creative

Study: 'Secret Security Questions' Can Be Guessed By Insiders
May 21, 2009 - Ability to guess the answers to second-level security questions goes up significantly if the guesser knows the account holder, study says


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