Infosec Weekly Roundup

Malware Signed With a Governmental Signing Key

F-Secure Lab have found this week a malware that are digitally signed by a stolen government certificate belonging to the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute.

http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002269.html

WireShnork – A Snort plugin for Wireshark

New plugin for Wireshark have been released that help in applying Snort rules on all packets of a PCAP file and adding a new kind of filter to Wireshark.

http://www.honeynet.org/node/790

A Simple OpenBSD Router For Your Virtual Machines

Very nice tutorial about how to install Open BSD firewall on virtualbox all based on open-source.

http://thehelpfulhacker.net/2011/11/15/virtual-box-openbsd-router/

Small Businesses Lack Adequate Internet Security: Symantec

According to survey conducted by Symantec Although SMBs know the dangers of cyber-attacks, they don’t feel they are at any risk.

http://www.channelinsider.com/c/a/Security/Small-Businesses-Lack-Adequate-Internet-Security-Symantec-635946/

ZeroAccess detection with Xuetr tool

Zeroaccess is a stealthy rootkit on this post Artem shows how to detect and analyse the rootkit using Xuetr tool.

http://artemonsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/11/zeroaccess-detection-with-xuetr-tool.html

Also on SecTechno we have published the following posts:

  • Using mod_rewrite to harden Apache http://www.sectechno.com/2011/11/14/using-mod_rewrite-to-harden-apache/
  • Why Patch Management Should Not Be a Fire and Forget Operation http://www.sectechno.com/2011/11/15/why-patch-management-should-not-be-a-fire-and-forget-operation/
  • FileLife Keep your File in Control http://www.sectechno.com/2011/11/16/filelife-keep-your-file-in-control/
  • Secret Disk Application to Hide Personal Data http://www.sectechno.com/2011/11/18/secret-disk-application-to-hide-personal-data/
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