Johnathan Nightingale

VB 2009: Stefan Tanase on Web 2.0 Threats and Anti-Social Networking

Digital Underground podcast with Dennis Fisher
Dennis Fisher talks with Stefan Tanase, senior security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, live from Virus Bulletin 2009 about the threats on social networking sites and the privacy and security concerns presented by Web 2.0 technologies.  Here are the slides from Tanase’s presentation.

Firefox to Check for Adobe Flash Patch

Starting with the upcoming releases of Firefox 3.5.3 and Firefox 3.0.14, Mozilla will warn users if their version of the popular Adobe Flash Player plug-in is out of date, according to Mozilla Human Shield Johnathan Nightingale.
Once the browser is updated, Mozilla will present the user with a visual notice on its first-run Web site that the Flash Player plugin contains security and stability vulnerabilities.

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