Category: Security

Sophos ES4000 Active Directory Fun

The college recently purchased a new Sophos Email Security appliance model. It was very easy to setup and I’m looking forward to having PureMessage filtering our spam and crapmail attacks, it’ll be a good thing. The Active Directory integration is not a polished as their Web Security appliances’ are. We have two WS1000 appliances, also
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Rotten BlackBerries Make Good Whine.

Now to be perfectly fair, I’m not going to blame all of my issues on BlackBerry or their Enterprise Server. I will however, consider their method of message relay and integration with our environment quite a hack and their support staff a challenge to work with, especially late at night. That being said… here’s my
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Journalspace – overwritten

Popular blogging site journalspace.com has been wiped off the Internet by a suspected disgruntled engineer. The engineer was fired months ago for stealing from the company but may have planted a logic bomb or delayed virus that initiated a full server wipe. The server in question held the database for journalspace.com, which is the contents
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Apple’s Safari Push Backlash

Windows users who installed and use iTunes are familiar with the Apple Software Update. This is a great utility to ensure everyone stays up to date with the latest bug fixes and security updates. This week Apple has decided this would be a great way to push down their web browser to Windows users, regardless
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Inside the PayPal Security Key

This week I received my PayPal Security Key. Curious about the internal workings and origins of this device got the better of me, so I thought I’d share my findings with anyone interested while I ripped it apart and found out what made it tick. And then I went on to see just how secure
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