Yearly Archives: 2009

Twitter Was Owned.. No it was a Compromised DNS trick!

Today Morning Twitter website was out of service for two hours and the reason of this service disruption is a DNS-attack. Many users thought that the website was compromised by hackers from “Iranian cyber army” by exploiting WordPress vulnerabilities but

Malware is Hiding in Amazon Cloud

Cybercriminals have made this week unforgettable for Amazon team this is after that security researchers have reported existing of Zeus Botnet at The cloud-based EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) control center. The incident has been detected after a Password-stealing Zeus banking

Hewlett-Packard Fixes a Bunch of OpenView Vulnerabilities

Hewlett-Packard Company has released several patches for a bunch of vulnerability on OpenView Software products. HP advises administrators to install the patches immediately to mitigate the risk. OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) is affected by 12 critical bugs that

Guest Blog: Defending against DDoS

There appears to be some activity in the world of DDoS Defense. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have taken many forms over the years. From the early Ping Floods and Smurf attacks to much more sophisticated attacks. As an

Microsoft to Fix 12 Vulnerabilities On Tuesday, While Sophos Alerts of fake Microsoft updates coming through email

On this Tuesday we are going to have the regular monthly update by Microsoft the release will include a set of patches to fix 12 problem, we can find among the patches a fix to Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability. These

First Tool to Crack Microsoft BitLocker Encryption

Passware Company has introduced the first commercial software solution that offer a way to Crack files encrypted by BitLocker system. Microsoft released this advanced tool for a full hard drive encryption system and it has integrated it in windows Vista

Attack Hitting Virtual Private Networks & How to Protect Yourself

Virtual private network (VPN) software from Cisco, Juniper and other multiple vendors are concerned for a new vulnerability that makes a big number of customers at Risk this is according to a Monday report issued by US-CERT. Clientless SSL VPN