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VMware Source Code Stolen

VMware on Tuesday announced that a single 300 megabyte file was copied from there network.  The file was from the companies ESX server hyper visor source code.  The code was released online and it held out the possibility that more proprietary files could be leaked...
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Mac Flashback Trojan Began With WordPress Blogs

The whole Apple Flashback Trojan started with compromised word press blog.  Kaspersky labs confirms this the virus was spread threw a vulnerability in java.  When clicking on the wordpress link or post executed the silent malicious code.  This is the same thing that happened at...
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Benefits of Single Sign On SSO

Benefits Reduces phishing issues Reducing password issues due to different user name and password combinations Reducing time spent re-entering passwords for the same identity Can support conventional authentication such as Windows  / Linux and Mac credentials Reducing IT costs due to lower number of IT...
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15 worst data security breaches in technology history

Heartland Payment System TJX Epsilon RSA Stuxnet Department of Veterans Affairs Sony PlayStation Network ESTsoft Gawker Media Google, etc. VeriSign CardSystems AOL Monster.com Fidelity National Information Services http://www.csoonline.com/article/700263/the-15-worst-data-security-breaches-of-the-21st-century Out of all these I think the most brutal security breach was AOL because they got domain...
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Reinstall Windows Update Service

There is a few ways this can be done on Windows 7 and Vista using this great tool Windows 7 & Windows Vista I found this great tool works great http://www.thewindowsclub.com/downloads/Fix%20WU.zip In windows xp I found the Microsoft way worked the best of reinstalling the...
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Installing Forefront 2010 Extensions on SCCM

When setting up Microsoft ForeFront The first thing to do is to run Serversetup.exe. Of course you’ll want to run the file so click Run.Fill in your Name and Organization then click Next.You’re going to have to put a check in I accept the software license terms.When...
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Vulnerability Assessments Whats Missed

A friend of mine passed this a long and since I have not had a security post in a while and this is a great article I thought it was worth posting.  Talks about how certain devices on the network like printers, fax machines and...
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Google Docs Security Info

http://www.line-of-reasoning.com/issues/privacy-issue-google-docs-seems-to-not-delete-but-only-hide-documents-when-the-trash-is-emptied/ If you think google docs is safe and think that once you delete something its off the internet read this.
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