Firesheep: What’s the hype?

Posted by on October 31, 2010 · Comments Off on Firesheep: What’s the hype?
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Recently, a new FireFox extension was released called FireSheep. If you haven't heard about it yet, I am sure you will soon. If you are interested in it, a quick google search will pull up many details. There has been a lot of blogs and other articles written about this new ...

Cyber Patriot III

Posted by on October 27, 2010 · 2 Comments
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I recently volunteered to help mentor the local Civil Air Patrol cadets in the Cyber Patriot III event.  The goal of the event is to get the cadets interested in cyber defense by having them secure different systems.  This scenario is defensive only.  The cadets receive a virtual image that contains a vulnerable operating system ...

Adobe RoboHelp XSS

Posted by on October 19, 2010 · Comments Off on Adobe RoboHelp XSS
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Adobe announce yesterday that they have made available 2 updates for the Adobe RoboHelp product. There were multiple cross site scripting (XSS) and content spoofing vulnerabilities that were patched. Adobe has details about the update and the patch available at: It is recommended to update your RoboHelp installations and re-deploy ...