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ex-blog Information security world October 2004 Entries
TechNet magazine security issue
Interesting article by Jesper Johansson about anatomy of hack is published in premier issue of MS TechNet Magazine (free subscription in US) - How A Criminal Might Infiltrate Your Network [via Dana Epp]: This article is not intended to show you how to hack something, but rather to show how attackers can take advantage of your mistakes. This will enable you to avoid the common pitfalls that criminal hackers exploit. This article is an excerpt from an upcoming book by Jesper Johansson and Steve Riley ......

Posted On Friday, October 29, 2004 8:34 AM

MSDN security issue
The annual Security issue of MSDN is out [via Michael Howard] and I'm especially interested in 'Exchange Data More Securely with XML Signatures and Encryption' article by Mike Downen and Shawn Farkas (and wondering about GOST algs support for XML-encryption). Also updated Security guides are posted: Windows Server 2003 Security Guide v1.3 Threats and Countermeasures: Security Settings in Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP v1.2 Securing Windows 2000 Server solution ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 20, 2004 10:56 AM

Break of silence
I'm sorry for not blogging last month, but you know: vacation at Sharm-El-Sheikh attending MS partner conference in Moscow unusual heavy work load porting our cryptoserver interface to AIX 5.2 off-site our company website redesign company network infrastructure upgrade So I have many excuses ;-) Anyway I'm going to resume this blog about interesting information in InfoSec area. BTW, I want to quote two SteveB sentences from conference: Asking “Anyone here is working with laptop and wireless?“. ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 20, 2004 10:41 AM

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