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  1. Secunia Advisory: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup RPC Server Denial of Service

    Description:M. Shirk has discovered a vulnerability in CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL pointer dereference error when handling TADDR2UADDR (0x08) request types within the CA Remote Procedure Call Server service (CATIRPC.EXE). This can be exploited to crash the service by sending... Read More

  2. Security Logging in an Enterprise

    The logging diverging requirements, along with resource contention, make it worthwhile to consider a separate high-integrity data store for sole use of Computer Incident Response Teams... Read More

  3. Security Predictions 2015: New Challenges and Risk Mitigation Drive Changes to IT Security

    Netwrix shares top security trends that will drive information technology in 2015... Read More

  4. Security Professionals Nightmare

    Although, the virus Flame is no longer spreading and most of its command-and control servers discovered, it remains what security professionals have been terrified of - mimicking Microsoft's Windows update mechanism and spreading through it. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure states that 'Having a Microsoft code signing certificate is the Holy Grail of malware writers. This has now... Read More

  5. Security implications of HDMI Ethernet Channel

    VGA is almost dead and with new PCs and laptops we get HDMI, but under the hood this brings many other capabilities than just displaying video. HDMI Ethernet Channel could circumvent corporate security in a number of ways, such as through the use of network-enabled display technologies and via HEC-enabled corporate laptops, but the technology is still largely unsupported. Often... Read More

  6. Security update causes problems on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

    The KB 3004394 update that was dated December 10, 2014 can cause problems on computers that are running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1... Read More

  7. Security updates available for Adobe Flash Player

    Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux... Read More

  8. Security updates for Adobe Flash & Shockwave Players

    Adobe recommends users update their software installations by following the instructions found in the respective Security Advisories... Read More

  9. Selection and Operation of Secondary DNS Servers

    There are always lessons to learn from major incidents. For instance, outages like the one that the global hosting provider GoDaddy has suffered yesterday should remind us of how best online resources are deployed! A must-read RFC about the selection and operation of secondary DNS servers defines the best practices to set up a secondary DNS server for your domain... Read More

  10. September Newsletters Teaser

    Some discussion points from ISAserver.org, VirtualizationAdmin.com, MSExchange.org, WindowsNetworking.com and WindowSecurity.com August monthly newsletters... Read More

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