Archives for August, 2010.

My Top 5 exploits of interest from the past weeks (July 29-Aug6)…

By Jojo | Published August 7th, 2010

Here are my top five publicized exploits and vulnerabilities that have been in the news over the past week and a half.

No patch for Microsoft Shortcut Vulnerability available for XP SP2 or any other end-of-life Windows release

By Jojo | Published August 5th, 2010

If your enterprise is running Microsoft XP with Service Pack 2, then I’ve got news for you: It’s now reached its end of support as of July 13, 2010. Check out Microsoft’s post on it here.

My Friend Sent Me This Link

By Kim | Published August 4th, 2010

I just received an e-mail from my best friend with an embedded link. The link seems meaningless and not something my friend would send. However, it comes from a trusted source which is my friend’s e-mail account. The link must be safe or else my buddy would not send it … wrong … you are letting your altar-ego prevail. Go back to my last post on “To Click or Not To Click” to understand rule number one, do not click on any links without due diligence.

Analysis of the Siemens SCADA and Windows Shortcut Vulnerabilities

By Jojo | Published August 3rd, 2010

As you’re probably well aware, there has been a lot of news over the past month regarding a new Malware that is impacting Siemens WinCC SCADA systems. The Malware is known as Stuxnet.