Security Bytes

Penetration testing, ethical hacking and vulnerability assessments

  • Inside URI flaws

    Eric Parizo - Senior Analyst 15 Oct 2007
  • Late last week you may have seen Rob Westervelt's news story on the dangerous Windows URI flaw, potentially enabling remote code execution on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. As Rob reported, in ...

  • Symantec gives its ThreatCon a makeover

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 20 Jul 2007
  • There's not a lot of passion in the security blogosphere this week over any topic in particular, but there are some nuggets worthy of note, including an announcement in the Symantec Security ...

  • Google developing XSS fuzzing tool called Lemon

    David Schneier - R.I.S.C. Associates 17 Jul 2007
  • The folks at Google apparently aren't much for summer vacations. The company's security team has been at work on a automated tool for finding cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in Web ...

  • JRE flaw: How bad is it?

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 16 Jul 2007
  • I've seen several reports since Friday regarding the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) flaws Sun Microsystems recently patched. In one report, security expert Chris Gatford from penetration testing ...