Most AT&T U-Verse subscribers receive a 2wire residential gateway for their subscription to Internet, TV, and VoIP phone service. I believe most subscribers get a 3800HGV-B. The user guide for that model does not mention anything about a TCP Port 3479 being opened or used by default. So I found it strange to see TCP port 3479 […]
As president of the South Florida ISSA Chapter I hosted a technical workshop at the February 2011 meeting. A copy of BackTrack 4 R2 was given to all registered attendees (a record 45 participants) to follow the presentation and participate live and hands-on in the technical lab. Three victim machines were set up. Two from our […]
The NSA released a video demonstrating many attack vectors including VMEscape. The video stars ShmooCon’s Bruce and Miami’s Immunity Canvas software. Check it out.
Hacker Halted 2010 presentations are up. If you were able to attend you know there were a few good talks. The event went way better than last years and EC-Council is making Miami, FL their home town for this conference. Check out the presentations here. Till next time,Jorge Orchilles
This is a presentation I presented at Hacker Halted 2010: Vulnerability Ass… Penetrate What?
VMware has released a technical white paper titled: VMware vCloud Directory Security Hardening Guide which may be downloaded here. If you are looking into this technology definitely look into this: “The VMware® vCloud™ Director Security Hardening Guide helps users who are embarking into the journey of cloud computing understand key security elements and technologies found […]
The South Florida ISSA April 2010 meeting will be held on April 15, 2010 from 3:30pm – 5:30pm at Nova Southeastern University – Carl DeSantis Bldg – Room TBA. As always, two great talks lined up. Daniel Molina from Kaspersky will talk on the cyber-threats that matter to your business followed by Kevin Noble’s Tool […]
I will be speaking tomorrow, April 8th, 2010 at the South Florida HIMSS event on Emerging Threats to Infrastructure followed by a panel discussion. Here is the info: Join us for our next SFLHIMSS meeting on Apr. 8, 2010 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM at VITAS and hear what the industry experts have to […]
Microsoft released a cumulative security update which resolves nine privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. So patch now! The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on […]
This should be common sense and not require a whole research paper but Beyond Trust released a study stating that Windows 7 is safer when using it as a standard user. I highlighted this fact in my book but would like to share the results of the study as well: Microsoft and their partners regularly […]