Update on the Internet Explorer VML vulnerability

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Just catching up on the days VML vulnerability news from today…. It looks as though… the exploit is now MUCH more widespread this blog has some video of an infection, what’s notable is that the first take was VERY UNEVENTFUL, it was used to stealthily install a keylogger. (So that they can harvest paypal/bank/etc. passwords…) [...]

Powerpoint vulnerability (August 2006)

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

I’m having to make sure I put the date in the title of these posts now…. over the weekend there were rumors of a new powerpoint vulnerability. Sans had an early notice of some trojan droppers using powerpoint files. And by the 20th (Sunday) it was being called a 0-day. There is a good FAQ [...]

Microsoft security roundup

Monday, June 26th, 2006

OK – there have been a number of Excel problems floating around in the last week – week and a half. Securiteam blog has a FAQ on the Excel 0-day vulnerabilities with Excel and Excel Viewer Incidents.org kindly gives us a scoresheet documenting the three different vulnerabilities that have been recently exploited. I have not [...]

VMPlayer on Mandriva 2006 finally…

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

As you might recall some time back I talked about the release of vmplayer which is a free virtual machine “player” from vmware. Mostly, I wrote about the problems I had running it on my main desktop which was running Mandrake 10.1 at the time. The error was basically a signal 11 in the log [...]

Kubuntu Free CD’s

Friday, May 26th, 2006

One of the things I’ve really admired about the Ubuntu project is that they will MAIL you REAL cds of their product for free. That can give a much more professional look for redistribution than a hand burned cd with handwritten green ink saying ubuntu linux 5.10…. Well, Ubuntu has done this for quite a [...]

Google Analytics update

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Well, I mentioned the release of Google Analytics yesterday which really looks promising. At this hour I can still say it looks promising. I had a funny thought after trying several times yesterday to get set up… it was a “good going, you just broke google” kind of thought. It was pretty clear that demand [...]

Google announces analytics for web sites

Monday, November 14th, 2005

Google has rolled out another free tool for site owners. Google Analytics was announced today. Using technology acquired from Urchin, this free service (limited to 5 million page views a month), sits on your webpage as a little javascript “bug” of sorts and tracks information on visitors to your site.    Send article as PDF [...]

Free Ext2 Ext3 driver for Windows

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

Barrapunto.com is reporting on a Noticias.com article (on another story by… sorry… got carried away.) Their reporting on a freely available Ext2 Ext3 driver for Windows. It should allow full read/write access (although I would quail at allowing Windows to write to ext2 or 3…. just me though.)    Send article as PDF   

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