Month: November 2006

Herding sheep

Last week I came across an eWeek article describing a new laptop locator that promises to help companies avoid costly disclosures in the event a laptop is lost. And, let’s face it, a lot of laptops are lost or stolen, including government and military. This […]

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What Would Spyware Do?

Kevin Borders, who worked with the ASERT this past summer, is today’s guest blogger. Kevin’s working on some interesting technology being developed at the University of Michigan that we thought you’d enjoy learning more about. As always, we welcome any questions, comments or concerns: We […]

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RSS for Security Events

RSS has been a boon to me for tracking the hundreds of sources I monitor for security information. These include blogs, news sites, vendor sites and security information clearing houses, all of which publish information via RSS. Using an RSS aggregator, I can consume this […]

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Security Limitations of Dialup

Most of the security discussions that I have involving infected hosts on the Internet tend to be focused around broadband users. It’s true: DSL, Cable modem and other high speed access technologies have given miscreants who own bot armies unbelievable amounts of bandwidth with which […]

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