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2007.01.24 Daily Security Reading

by on Jan.24, 2007, under Security

New Bluetooth attack disables phones

Security researchers discovered a new technique to launch Denial-of-Service attack against mobile phones.

Rootkits for Fun and Profit

Toward the end of 2006, several penny stocks–stocks valued at or below one cent–saw momentary blips of upward activity. The sudden surge of interest wasn’t a surge of confidence by shareholders based on some end-of-the-year corporate profit projection, rather it was criminal.

SecurityFocus interview with Bill Cheswick

He started the Internet Mapping Project in the 90s; you have probably seen the maps that resulted. The interview ranges over firewalling, logging, NIDS and IPS, how to fight DDoS, and the future of BGP and DNS.

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