Roundup on BIND Denial of Service

Short description (from Incidents.org Handler’s Diary): There is a Denial of Service vulnerability in ISC Bind (versions 9 up to 9.2.1) When this is exploited by a …

Understanding the Email-Borne Threat

In the past few years, email has become the predominant purveyor of viruses. This rapid communications technology outpaces the signature-based scanner updates, allowing …

Corporate Security Overview: 04-11 June 2002

A number of security companies send us their company press releases, which we republish in the press section of Help Net Security. This is an overview of interesting …

An Introduction to Snort

This is a presentation at the Houston ISSA Meeting in April by Ricard Bejtlich, a senior forensic consultant for Foundstone. Download the presentation in PPT format here.

Backdoored dsniff, fragroute and fragrouter

In a recent hack of irssi server, attacker modified the configure script which gave him shell access to any system that installed the backdoored irssi program. The same thing …

RSA Security enhances RSA Keon

In support of its commitment to make the deployment and use of digital certificates easy for conducting secure and cost-effective e-business, RSA Security announced that its …