09/13/2007 - Though the paper is aimed at investigators who already have some of the skills needed to do computer forensic investigations, it includes much information that will be of value to anyone who is interested in how cellular devices work and how they should be properly seized and analyzed.
09/12/2007 - Half of the corporate employees surveyed have saved a work e-mail outside the company network, and almost half have used corporate systems to send jokes, pictures, and “stories of a questionable tone” to friends. Yet 92 percent of these respondents believe that their e-mail use does not pose any risk to their employers.
09/12/2007 - If your e-mail address is posted on a Web site, the chances of it being “harvested” by a spammer are much greater than if the address appears on a blog, on a message board, or in a chat room. That’s one finding from a study conducted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), whose investigators created 150 e-mail accounts—50 with an Internet service provider (ISP) that does not use antispam filtering, and 50 each at two other ISPs that do filter for spam—to learn more about how to reduce spam. @ E-mail Address Harvesting and the Effectiveness of Anti-SpamFfilters, a report by the federal trade commission’s division of marketing practices, is at SM Online.
09/12/2007 - The book covers these 19 programming flaws, which include the most devastating types of coding and architectural errors, such as buffer overflows, format string problems, cross-site scripting, and insufficient encryption.
09/11/2007 - The next time you see Microsoft Windows’ “blue screen of death” or a “fatal error” message flash across your monitor, don’t get angry; reboot and then point your browser toward the DistroWatch Web site