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  1. Implementing and Detecting a PCI Rootkit

    John Heasman, a researcher from NGSSoftware, wrote an interesting article about PCI rootkits, i.e. rootkits existing in the firmware of PCI cards. The article describes how this type of exploit can enter the system, what can be done by the rootkit. John Heasman also describes various preventative measures that can help against these rootkits. It is interesting to note that... Read More

  2. Check Point VPN-1 UTM Edge Appliance Simplifies Remote Office Security with USB Modem Support and Wireless Roaming

    Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced Check Point VPN-1® UTM Edge 7.0, an upgrade to its branch office offering, delivering powerful new protection with USB Modem Support, Wireless Roaming, and Bridge Mode capabilities. Version 7.0 provides comprehensive and easy-to-use options that help organizations become more secure and ensure constant connectivity... Read More

  3. ASUS LN64-SLI Deluxe 4x4 motherboard

    Nordichardware managed to grab a couple of pictures with reference to The Inquirer of the new ASUS motherboard for 4x4 platform developed by AMD. The motherboard has a lot of features. Here is a quote from The Register : In fact, an insane amount of them: 12 SATA-II connectors that can run two independent RAID5 arrays, 10 USB 2.0 ports... Read More

  4. MySQL 84 Optimization Tips

    Some nice tips were published on MySQL Forge regarding MySQL server optimisation. MySQL 84 Optimization Tips Technorati : mysql Del.icio.us : mysql Ice Rocket : mysql... Read More

  5. Broadcom Wireless Driver Probe Response SSID Overflow

    Johnny Cache <johnnycsh [at] 802.11mercenary.net> reported a vulnerability in binary driver of Broadcom wireless drivers. You can read about it on this page: http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-11-11-2006.html . This vulnerability affects any computer running Windows and using Broadcom wireless driver. So far only Linksys released updated driver. Technorati : broadcom, security, windows, wireless Del.icio.us : broadcom, security, windows, wireless Ice Rocket : broadcom,... Read More

  6. The Dude v.2.0 Beta 12

    The Dude v.2.0 reached new version, Beta 12. You can download it from this link: http://www.mikrotik.com/download/dude-install-2.0beta12.exe Technorati : dude, monitoring, windows Del.icio.us : dude, monitoring, windows Ice Rocket : dude, monitoring, windows... Read More

  7. Microsoft: Baseline Security Analyzer v.2.0.1

    Microsoft has released a new version of Baseline Security Analyzer. This utility can test installed configuration against various security holes and issues. Here is an overview from official site: In response to direct customer need for a streamlined method of identifying common security misconfigurations, Microsoft has developed the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA). Version 2.0.1 of MBSA includes a graphical... Read More

  8. Intel: new version of Matrix Storage Manager and drivers for its chipsets

    Intel released a new version of drivers and Matrix Storage Manager for its chipsets. You can read the overview on Intel Matrix Storage Technology page. You can download installation package from these links: 6.2.0.2002 (English) 6.2.0.2002 (Multilanguage) Technorati : chipset, driver, intel, storage Del.icio.us : chipset, driver, intel, storage Ice Rocket : chipset, driver, intel, storage... Read More

  9. phpMyAdmin 2.9.1 is released

    phpMyAdmin is open source browser-based MySQL database manager. phpMyAdmin is written in PHP language. phpMyAdmin has reached version 2.9.1. The new release is mostly bug fix release. Developers posted that the following fixes were implemented: XSS fix Wrong import when ;; is at buffer boundary Duplicate id for checkbox on table Operations page Better behavior on the Add new fields... Read More

  10. Skype 3 Beta new release

    Skype 3 Beta was released. You can read the changelog in a post on Skype Beta and new releases blog. Skype 3 Beta got new looks and interface. Chat rooms were also added to the new release. You can download beta from this link: http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetup-Beta.exe . Technorati : chat, skype, voip, windows Del.icio.us : chat, skype, voip, windows Ice Rocket... Read More

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