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2007.05.31 Daily Security Reading

by on May.31, 2007, under Security

Peer-to-peer networks co-opted for DOS attacks

A flaw in the design of a popular peer-to-peer network software has given attackers the ability to create massive denial-of-service attacks.

Security Analogies

A written version of a speech Scott Granneman gave at The Open Solutions Summit (AKA LinuxWorld NY) in New York City in February.

UPnP Port Forwarding and Security

Introduces the viewer to port forwarding with Universal Plug In Play, and some of the associated security problems.

Which ISPs Are Spying on You?

The few souls that attempt to read and understand website privacy policies know they are almost universally unintelligible and shot through with clever loopholes. But one of the most important policies to know is your internet service provider’s — the company that ferries all your traffic to and from the internet, from search queries to BitTorrent uploads, flirty IMs to porn.

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