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11 June 2009, 15:53

Lost+Found: Envy, underground, data loss and Java

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Too short for news, too good to lose; lost+found is a round up of useful security information. Today, Envy, underground, data loss and Java

Apparently some attackers, known only as the anti-sec group, seem to have targeted and hacked the security site and have published the details on Full Disclosure: Exposed.

Microsoft doubts that money can be earned quickly in the digital underground: Nobody Sells Gold for the Price of Silver: Dishonesty, Uncertainty and the Underground EconomyPDF

Different industrial sectors and industries handle their data in different ways: Study Shows Finance, Education, Healthcare, and Government Lose Sensitive Personal Data Differently

When Java 6 Update 14 was released in early June, it didn't close any vulnerabilities, but it did add a new feature: blacklists. With it, the Java Plug-in and Web Start check a blacklist for signed jar files and refuse to load any class or resource that's on the list: Blacklist Jar Feature


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