The search for an ideal state of security should be a constant pursuit. Continuous vulnerability assessments are therefore a highly recommended practice.
Major world events always bring with them an upsurge in related spam and the election and inauguration of a new Pope is no exception.
British defence company BAE Detica is predicting a “gearing up” of cyber attack capabilities across an increasing number of nation states in 2013.
September 2009 saw some key security analysis raining directly onto the Adobe PDF platform, particularly with SANS pointing towards remote code execution within PDFs as one of the top threat vectors: Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2009-1862) Adobe Reader Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2009-1493) Kudos to Adobe for patching these
Full Disclosure (the concept, not just the mailing list): apparently, it’s all the fault of the security industry. Well, most things are. Still, this is a bizarre little story. (Tip of the hat to the entirely normal Rob Slade for calling my attention to it.) Apparently an individual or group calling itself The Anti-sec Movement replaced every image