Lost+Found: Followers, futile efforts and risk tests
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: MyIDscore.com Offers Free ID Theft Risk Score
Stronger together: The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC), National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and StopBadware.org 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 xkcd.com