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NEWS - January 13, 2007

Symantec Upgrades Security Information Management Appliance

Web services API facilitates data collection. Improved data compression for storing files, as well as improved data correlation and reporting, are also on tap.

By Larry Greenemeier
InformationWeek

Jan 13, 2007 12:00 AM (From the January 15, 2007 issue)

All of our efforts to defend against proliferating security threats while complying with endless regulations have one thing in common: They're creating more data for security pros to sift through, a major problem given the near-instant response time that's expected of them.

The promised land? Security information management products that pull timely, relevant information from the logs of various security systems network-wide. These systems detect threats, issue alerts, and generate reports, presenting reams of data in a more digestible and easier-to-act-on format.

Read more: http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=196900641&cid=RSSfeed_IWK_Security

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'Month-of' flaw projects come under fire

In reply to: NEWS - January 13, 2007

By Bill Brenner

This week in Security Blog Log: The Month of Apple Bugs has some wondering if the real motive for such disclosure projects is better security or better press coverage.


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Ask the researchers behind the Month of Browser Bugs, Kernel Bugs and Apple Bugs what their motives are and they'll tell you it's to hold vendors' feet to the fire and get them to take security more seriously.

Read more: http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/columnItem/0,294698,sid14_gci1238792,00.html

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Hackers look for iPhone vulnerabilities

In reply to: NEWS - January 13, 2007

Apple's phone will be a top target

Technology fetishists aren't the only people itching to get their hands on an iPhone. Hackers want to play with Apple's new toy, too.

Within hours of Apple's iPhone unveiling this week, the iPhone was a hot topic on the Dailydave discussion list, a widely read forum on security research.

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?newsid=8080

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YaY Popup Update

In reply to: NEWS - January 13, 2007

Published: 2007-01-13,
Last Updated: 2007-01-13 20:37:55 UTC
by Koon Tan (Version: 1)
A quick update. Trend Micro has detected this as TROJ_ZONEBAC.F

http://isc.sans.org/diary.html

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