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Categories: Vulnerabilities

Researchers scanning the internet for vulnerable embedded devices have
found nearly 21,0[img_assist|nid=901|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=115|height=115]00 routers, webcams and VoIP products open to remote
attack, due to the fact that their administrative interfaces are
publicly viewable from anywhere on the internet and their owners have
failed to change the manufacturer’s default password.  Read the full story [Wired/Kim Zetter]

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Categories: Vulnerabilities

Guest Editorial by Christofer Hoff[img_assist|nid=877|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=115|height=115]There have been many disruptive innovations
in the history of modern computing, each of them in some way impacting
how we create, interact with, deliver, and consume information. The
platforms and mechanisms used to process, transport, and store our
information likewise endure change, some in subtle ways and others
profoundly.

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If your cash [img_assist|nid=716|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]card gets eaten by the automated-teller machine, it may not end up in the hands of a bank employee.European financial institutions are seeing a sharp rise in card “trapping,” where criminals use various tricks in order to capture and retrieve a person’s ATM card for fraudulent use.  Read the full story [IDG News Service/Jeremy Kirk] 

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Categories: Podcasts, Vulnerabilities

The Big Story podcast with Ryan Naraine – October 22, 2009[img_assist|nid=713|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=115|height=115]Trident Risk Management’s Nick Selby joins the Big Story
podcast to discuss the latest news around Metasploit and Rapid7 and how this
affects issues around penetration testing and exploit creation and release.

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Categories: Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft Windows 7 is on its way to[img_assist|nid=708|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=115|height=115]morrow, and it is bringing with it a set of security features Microsoft hopes will appeal to enterprises.The Windows 7 security story has three main chapters that have received a fair amount of attention – DirectAccess, BitLocker To Go and AppLocker. With these, capabilities like Branchcache and enhancements to features like user account control (UAC), officials at Microsoft feel they are pushing out their most secure operating system yet. Read the full story [eWEEK/Brian Prince]

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