Week in Review


Threatpost News Roundup on ITEC This Week

It was a big week in security, what with the takedown of the Rustock botnet takedown, there was a major attack against security firm RSA Security. Threatpost Editor Paul Roberts had a chance to sit down with Bill Sell, host of the weekly IT security news show ITEC This Week on the Pulse Network. Paul and Bill talk about the week’s events, and do a round up of the recent RSA Security Conference.

Week in Review: Mobile Madness, Firesheep Speaks Up, Myanmar Knocked Offline

[img_assist|nid=7349|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=87|height=87]The specter of politically motivated cyber attacks reared its head again this week, while closer to home, the names of two software giants: Google and Adobe were all over the headlines when it came to security this week, as several bugs were found…and fixed in the companies products. Read
on for the full week in review.

Week in Security: Toorcon and SecTor Wrap-up, Bugs and Stuxnet Stances

[img_assist|nid=7078|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Autumn conferences grabbed the headlines this week as presentations at the Toorcon Conference in San Diego and SecTor in Toronto wrapped up October, with revelations about the vulnerability of social networking sessions and critical infrastructure headlining. 


[img_assist|nid=7078|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Patches – and plenty of them – took center stage this week
as two big software companies shipped substantial updates. Some alarming news
also broke regarding the growing number of botnets operating out of the U.S.  Read on for the full week in review.

[img_assist|nid=6279|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Stuxnet Redux and The
Wire: United States

Governments, the Internet and security were the theme as Internet wiretapping, trans national cyber laws and the further
proliferation of Stuxnet – a computer virus believed to have state backing – topped this week’s news.

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