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SANS – Internet Storm Center – Musings and More WMF Information

SANS – Internet Storm Center – Cooperative Cyber Threat Monitor And Alert System.

Handler’s Diary December 30th 2005

Musings and More WMF Information (NEW)

Published: 2005-12-30,
Last Updated: 2005-12-30 07:55:45 UTC by Scott Fendley (Version: 1)
Websense released some more information about their investigation in some website exploitation that involves IFRAMEs and WMF vulnerability. My fellow handler Lorna said recently, “IFrames are always suspect in my eyes.” In light of this information, I have to agree with her. Take a look at Websense Security Labs website for details of their investigation including a nice movie file showing the exploitation at work.As a side note, I am quite thankful that most university and K-12 schools are still on holiday until next week. This will hopefully give enough lead time for the mass media to report on this issue, and maybe, just maybe, Microsoft will have a better solution for the home users and our student populations. *crossing his fingers that MS will release a preliminary update quickly*

Scott Fendley
Handler on Duty


December 30, 2005 - Posted by | Antivirus News, Security News

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