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20 May 2009, 11:42

Lost+Found: Followers, futile efforts and risk tests

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Too short for news, too good to lose; lost+found is a round up of useful security information. Today, Followers, futile efforts and risk tests

Nothing to do with Twitter: Tom Liston writes in the Handler's Diary of the Internet Storm Center about traces of recent vulnerabilities: Follow The Bouncing Malware: Gone With the WINS Part 1 and Part 2

Vulnerabilities in code can't always be easily discovered manually or even using sophisticated tools – something almost always remains. The libsndfile developer's blog describes his best efforts: libsndfile 1.0.19.

Are you susceptible to identity theft? A free test is now available to determine the risk of your identity being stolen: Offers Free ID Theft Risk Score

Stronger together: The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and have united to form the "Chain of Trust": Cybersecurity Groups Launch "Chain of Trust" Initiative to Combat Malware

Read the manual first, or else the toaster attacks: RTFM, Comic from



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