Monthly Archives: June 2010

Keep Your Unix-Based System Safe This Summer (Part1)

Protecting your systems against all manner of intrusions will provide more safety for your virtual life, by using complex passwords and a regular file check against changes, plus restricting anything and everything will keep these threats away. Computersremain the easiest

Asprox is back!

Security researchers warn of a fast increase in the infected website with spam-botnet Asprox. Asprox botnet is carrying out attack using SQL-injection, which allowed this botnet to double its presence on the service provider’s access application. For one night the

Mozilla Fixes 9 vulnerabilities & adds a Crash Protection to Firefox

A new release has been issued by Mozilla. Firefox 3.6.4 is the first open source web browser that integrates the plugins functionality in the main process of the navigator. This release comes to decrease the number of Firefox crashes. As

Logging/monitoring/handling Multiple Interactive Shells

GNU Screen is one of the favored tools for system administrators and Unix-based users. It is very popular and many articles have been published about it in the most reputable magazines and journals. Now what makes this tool powerful? Why

Security Acts Magazine No.3

The third edition of Security Acts Magazine has been issued. This number includes a small and hopefully interesting article I have submitted on the Wireless penetration testing (War driving). Wish you a happy reading! http://www.securityacts.com/securityacts03.pdf make sure you subscribe to

Hacking Approach to VoIP & Skype

Skype certainly provides a very nice way for voice communication and chat, but questions remains: Is the system is secure and reliable? Can outsiders capture the conversation or intercept data? To answer these questions, we will be searching different previous

Fake YouTube Pages Spreading Malware

Researchers at eSoft Threat Prevention Team have discovered thousands of fake websites that looks like YouTube. The website contains video which leads to installing a downloader Trojan with a less than 20% detection rate according to Virus Total. The site