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Security Company Discovers Videoconferencing Security Risk
2012-01-24 05:30:57

At Rapid 7, a Boston based computer security firm, chief security officer HD Moore discovered a major security hole for many companies. These companies invest thousands of dollars each year on videoconferencing equipment that is left open to hackers. These companies include top venture capital and law firms, pharmaceuticals, oil companies and courtrooms, and even banks like Goldman Sachs´ boardroom. Mike Tuchen, chief executive of Rapid 7, told the New York Times, “These are...

2011-07-12 00:00:56

Security Industry Leader Releases New Version of Retina Vulnerability Scanner with Exploit Identification and Right-click Metasploit Integration Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 eEye Digital Security, a provider of IT security and unified vulnerability management solutions, today announced that the latest release of its Retina Network Security Scanner, as well as the corresponding free version of the product, Retina Community, will both now include exploit identification and right-click...

2011-04-22 00:00:29

The Live Hacking project announces an updated version of its free Linux distribution designed for penetration testing and ethical hacking. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 The Live Hacking project, led by Dr. Ali Jahangiri, is pleased to announce an updated version of its security orientated Linux distribution the "Live Hacking DVD". Designed for penetration testing and ethical hacking, the new release has updated over 140 packages including Metasploit and Firefox. The Live Hacking...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Leading Information Security Consulting Firm Joins With World-Class Tools Provider to Deliver Comprehensive Information Security Services Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 NetSPI is pleased to announce its partnership with Rapid7, the leading provider of unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions. "We see incredible synergy in this relationship," says Deke George, CEO of NetSPI. "Rapid7 offers the industry's most powerful vulnerability management and penetration...

2011-01-11 00:00:00

DerbyCon is a new hacker conference in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky's 4th Street Live. DerbyCon isn't just another security conference, we've taken the best elements from all of the conferences we've ever been to and put them into one. This conference is a place you can call home, where you can meet each other or new people, party, and learn. Berea, OH (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Welcome to a new age in security conferences, a new beginning, and a new way to share in the information...

2011-01-05 06:35:00

Just hours after a hacking toolkit published an exploit for a computer bug, Microsoft confirmed an unpatched vulnerability in its Windows browser that could pick it up, but did say a patch for the bug was under construction for its next update. Microsoft said Tuesday that it would not issue an emergency update for the bug, however. The patch will not be available until January 11. "Microsoft already has an outstanding zero-day in IE, a WMI active X control bug that Secunia issued a warning...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

Security industry leader expands integration capabilities of its Retina Unified Vulnerability Management solution Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 eEye Digital Security, a leading provider of IT security vulnerability management solutions, today announced that its Retina Unified Vulnerability Management solution integrates with Metasploit for penetration testing. With the new Retina integration, eEye customers are given another option for integrated penetration testing, in addition to...

2009-07-23 06:49:41

Hackers are being given a potent new tool for hacking into Oracle Corp's database, the best-selling software used by corporations to hoard electronic data. Security specialists have created simple, automated software that can sneak into Oracle databases over the Internet to replicate attacks on computer systems. However, the new software can be used by cybercrooks to hack into systems. The tool's builders constructed it with the open-source software preparation Metasploit, which allows its...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.