Security Bytes

October 2007

Penetration testing, ethical hacking and vulnerability assessments

  • Reported Vonage flaw a reminder of VoIP dangers

    Eric Parizo - Senior Analyst 24 Oct 2007
  • We've written quite a bit in the past about how many enterprises are ignoring the dangers of voice over IP (VoIP). While we doubt many enterprises are in the practice of using Vonage, as yet ...

  • Web app security scanners not finding everything, study says

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 23 Oct 2007
  • In this age of Web 2.0-based attacks, companies are turning to a variety of Web application security scanners to help them find and fix security holes. But according to a study conducted by ...

  • 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 ...

  • Flaw finder joins Microsoft

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 12 Oct 2007
  • Billy (BK) Rios had already made quite a name for himself in the hacker community before he started making major headlines over his warnings of a critical URI flaw in Windows. It took Microsoft ...

  • Researcher warns of Citrix flaws

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 09 Oct 2007
  • Petko D. Petkov is one busy researcher these days. Last month he warned of a huge flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Reader, which is used by just about everyone on the planet. Friday, the vendor confirmed ...