US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA12-024A warns of Anonymous DDoS attacks

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Anonymous has made the news lately with their attacks on many sites, with the most prominent being government sites. US-CERT released this info yesterday:   National Cyber Alert System Technical Cyber Security Alert TA12-024A “Anonymous” DDoS Activity Original release date: January 24, 2012 Last revised: — Source: US-CERT Overview US-CERT has received information from multiple sources about coordinated distributed denial-of-service …

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Microsoft security advisory 2659883 announces DoS vulnerability in ASP.NET

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Microsoft released Security Advisory 2659883 today which outlines a vulnerability in ASP.NET which could permit a Denial of Service. More information is available here: http://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2659883 Two notes from that page listed as “Mitigating Factors”: By default, IIS is not enabled on any supported Windows operating system Sites that disallow application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data HTTP content types are not vulnerable Please visit the …

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Coming this October 11th – Microsoft brings you patchy goodness!

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Microsoft is bringing you patchy goodness this coming “Patch Tuesday”, October 11th. Please update your machines to insure your network is secure. There is a little something for everyone!  Desktops and servers will receive Microsoft’s love. This is from the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2011:   Critical Security Bulletins ============================   Bulletin 1   – Affected Software: …

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Secure IT Alert: Microsoft to unleash a ration of updates in August Patch Tuesday….

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Friday, August 5th, 2011 Tired of boring Tuesdays? Feeling deprived by Microsoft? Well, coming this Patch Tuesday, something to make every Microsoft user smile!  Updates! You read that right, Microsoft has updates galore coming your way!  They cover every current version of the Microsoft Operating system including the almost forgotten Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, …

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Cisco IOS potentially susceptible to two zero day vulnerabilities

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SecurityFocus has two posts indicating that Cisco IOS 15.0 is vulnerable to attackers. Both are DoS (Denial of Service) issues and at this time there is no solution being offered from Cisco to correct the problem. Should your network be non-responsive, you could attempt to reboot your Cisco device to restore connectivity. The original posts are as follows: Cisco IOS …

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