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  • Is the SANS Top 20 still useful?

    This week in Security Blog Log: Some experts ponder whether the SANS Institute's Top 20 vulnerability list is as valuable than it once was. Others weigh in on the VoIP threat. 

  • SANS: VoIP, zero-day threats surge

    Digital miscreants are using VoIP and a growing pile of zero-day flaws to launch a ferocious wave of targeted, financially-motivated attacks, according to the SANS Institute. 

  • Security Bytes: Cisco coping with more Black Hat revelations

    Speakers at Black Hat USA 2006 have revealed a Cisco CallManager Express flaw and a proof-of-concept exploit. Also: Patches for GroupWise and yet another Firefox update. 

  • Possible Cisco zero-day exploit revealed at Black Hat

    Details of an alleged flaw related to SIP and PIX appliances, briefly mentioned in a Wednesday Black Hat presentation, are being kept under wraps as Cisco and US-CERT investigate. 

  • Black Hat preview: Spotlight on Vista, new exploits

    Researchers will pick apart Windows Vista and shine a light on security holes affecting NAC, VoIP, Web applications and databases at this year's Black Hat USA 2006 gathering. 

  • Security Bytes: Man charged with stealing, selling VoIP service

    In other news, hackers target an older Microsoft flaw and a security hole affects Internet Explorer, Firefox and other browsers. 

  • Security Bytes: Snort systems vulnerable to attack

    Updated with a link to a third-party patch. Also: IBM rectifies a critical Kerberos flaw and Symantec's effort to battle against OneCare may have to wait. 

  • Security Bytes: Skype dodges attackers

    Meanwhile: A worm hijacks IE and spreads via Yahoo IM, Ohio University reorganizes IT department after data theft; and Symantec accuses Microsoft of misusing technology. 

  • Security Bytes: Firefox flaw could expose sensitive data

    Meanwhile: MIT researchers warn of attacks exploiting Skype; man gets two years in prison for selling Microsoft source code; Fortinet and Trend Micro settle a patent dispute. 

  • Cisco patches latest IOS security hole

    Attackers could exploit the flaw to bypass command authorization checks and gain escalated user privileges. It affects IOS version 12.0T or later.