Microsoft's 7th BlueHat conference--which features external and internal security researchers--will focus on web applications and architecture.The invitation only conference kicks off May 1 and runs through May 2.
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In an email to me, Dancho Danchev reported another victim of the same type of DDoS attack mentioned as hitting CNN. We'll keep our ears open for other instances.
According to Netcraft:"The CNN News website has twice been affected since an earlier distributed denial of service attack last Thursday. CNN fixed Thursday's attack by limiting the number of users who could access the site from specific geographical areas.
LendingTree, an online loan referral service owned by IAC, has informed select customers that their confidential data has been leaked to "a handful of lenders" by company insiders.An email to customers that may have been impacted by the breach refers folks to an FAQ that's basically hidden on the LendingTree site.
White hat hacker Petko D. Petkov has discovered a zero-day vulnerability in a patched version of Apple's QuickTime player for XP and Vista and has the video to prove it.
Sports Network, victim of a Chinese hacker drive-by, is back online as it recovers and revamps security following a Sunday attack.In an interview, Sports Network CEO Mickey Charles detailed some preliminary parts of its recovery plan and a few more details of the attack, which began early Sunday.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its Security Intelligence Report and found that the number of vulnerability disclosures fell 15 percent in the second half of 2007. Malware detections increased 66.
Poor SportsNetwork, a privately owned Hatboro, PA sports site. Chinese hackers brought the site down possibly thinking it was owned by CNN, which is targeted for attacks.
With a day to go before a critical Pennsylvania Democratic primary, Barack Obama's team has been busy patching security holes.According to Netcraft, a hacker exploited security flaws in Obama's site to redirect traffic to Hillary Clinton's site.