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2006.08.17 Daily Security Reading

by on Aug.17, 2006, under Security

Windows Mobile security software insecure
Security outfit Airscanner has slammed Windows Mobile security software as insecure and buggy. In a paper posted, the report condemns Windows Mobile as lacking any decent security infrastructure.

VoIP Security
There’s no doubt that Voice over IP (VoIP) is the future of telephony. What started as a rather cumbersome way for budget-conscious enthusiasts to talk to each other using their computers has now developed into something of much greater significance – IP telephony, a new way of delivering fully-featured phone services that promises big cost savings and opens the way for a whole new range of multimedia communication services.

A Guide to Information Security Certifications
Many people are confused by the massive number of information security certifications available today. Some people already have one or more and are looking to expand, while others are just getting started with certification and need a place to start. This guide aims to help with both scenarios.

Windows Updates Downloader
Windows Updates Downloader is a small utility that allows you to download all of the current Windows critical updates. All updates are downloaded directly from to your computer with a single mouse click.

Spyware's Growing Arsenal
Spyware's threat is getting nastier. Infection rates are on the rise, in part thanks to the surging popularity of social-networking sites like We're finding that the social-networking sites like MySpace are turning out to be hotbeds for spyware. It doesn't help that many younger users aren't sufficiently cautious either.

Pen Testing in the Palm of Your Hand
A portable hacking device equipped with hundreds of exploits and an automated exploitation system will go on sale in the United States in October.

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  • Donte Schilder

    I believe Google some place more stress on the apps multi tasking and background processes. I believe they need to realize a worldwide mechanism for apps to get license to execute in background and it should be a user option not the OS. As like how we present permission to apps when installing. But it should be someplace in menu “Enable Running Background: ON/OFF”.

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