Web Attacks Using HTTP Parameter Pollution

May 20, 2009

At the OWASP AppSec Poland 2009 web security conference two Italian security experts presented a new kind of web application attack threat. The presentation slides for the method called HTTP Parameter Pollution (HPP) are now available online.

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Rescue is on the Way: System Rescue CD 1.2.0

May 13, 2009

Version 1.2.0 of the recovery distribution System Rescue CD brings all kinds of changes. Particularly the FSArchiver provides more in the new version.

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Adobe Reader and Acrobat Security Updates

May 13, 2009

Adobe has released security updates for its PDF Reader and Acrobat 9.1 and earlier versions.

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Sun Developer on the Security of OpenOffice

May 13, 2009

In a recent blog, Sun developer Malte Timmermann took a position on the security concerns of the Ecole Superieure d'Informatique, Electronique, Automatique (ESIEA) in Paris-Laval, France. The subject was the vulnerability of OpenOffice, involving document macros, for example.

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KMIP: OASIS Group for Crypto Standards with IBM and Sun

May 07, 2009

IBM, Sun Microsystems, PGP, Red Hat and other firms have formed a standards working group in the OASIS organization to develop a new Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) for encryption key management.

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Pest Control: Free Virus Scanner AVG 8.5

May 07, 2009

AVG Technologies has released a new version of its virus scanner for Linux as AVG 8.5. Biggest features are its malware protection, improved virus filter and on-access scanner based on the RedirFS filesystem.

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FreeIPA Integrated identity management with FreeIPA

May 01, 2009

FreeIPA offers integrated identity management and big ideas for the future.

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Security Lessons File and protocol attacks

May 01, 2009

We explain how file or protocol fuzzing leads to direct improvements in code quality. You'll also learn more about available open source fuzzing tools.

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