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Archive for September, 2009

The Latest Microsoft Windows SMB Vulnerability

Author : Admin

In this week, the latest Microsoft Windows vulnerability was reported in several sites or blogs, such as securityfocus site, g-laurent blog and others. In the newer Microsoft Windows operating system comes with a new SMB protocol version, it’s known as SMB2. This vulnerability in Microsoft Server Message Block ( SMB ) implementation with specific at SMB2 negotiate protocol request.

The SMB2 ( Server Message Block v2 ) protocol has been introduced in Microsoft Windows Vista and newer Microsoft Windows operating system. SMB2 comes with significant improving performance and reducing the number of commands and sub commands. … continue reading : The Latest Microsoft Windows SMB Vulnerability.

15 September 2009 at 10:03 - Comments

Computer Worm : Definition and How to Prevent it

Author : Admin

Computer worm is a computer program that is designed to replicate itself without any user intervention and interaction. It uses a network to send copies of itself to other network / nodes automatically, commonly computer worms can replicate in great volume and spread very quickly.

Computer Worms, one of virus type that spread automatically, irrespective of human behavior and by exploiting bugs in applications that are connected to the internet, such as Code Red, Nimda and Slammer. … continue reading : Computer Worm : Definition and How to Prevent it.

8 September 2009 at 15:05 - Comments

How to Select Type of Firewall

Author : Admin

Firewall is a part of computer system or network that is designed to block an authorized people to access our resources or infrastructure. In the personal use, when we are browsing or surfing, firewall will keep our internet connection as secure by inspecting and then approving or rejecting each connection attempt made between our internal network and external network. … continue reading : How to Select Type of Firewall.

8 September 2009 at 09:03 - Comments