Find all encrypted files

Monday, April 21st, 2008

You can use the EFSINFO tool to find all encrypted files on a volume. This tool is found in the Windows Server 2003 Support Tools on your product CD. To use this tool to find encrypted files, run the following from a command prompt: efsinfo /s:c: | find ": Encrypted" Why would ...

The Snare Of Unauthorized Requests

Monday, April 21st, 2008

Almost everyone knows what CSRF or better unauthorized requests are. I never really embraced CSRF as the correct term for unauthorized request issues, because the term is outdated and inadequate to contemporary hacking. For me, an unauthorized request is the layer or automation of a hacking procedure without direct interference ...

How Anonymous Are You?

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

You may think that you are anonymous as you browse web sites, but pieces of information about you are always left behind. You can reduce the amount of information revealed about you by visiting legitimate sites, checking privacy policies, and minimizing the amount of personal information you provide. What information is ...

MySpace Hack Reveals Profile Visitors

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

A security problem with MySpace has the potential to botch up law-enforcement efforts to track bad actors on the social-networking site. An increasing number of MySpace profiles contain a few lines of code that automatically subscribe people to the profile's video channel, said Chris Boyd, security research manager for FaceTime Communications. After ...

CEOs targetted by sneaky phishing scam

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Panos Anastassiadis didn't click on the fake subpoena that popped into his inbox on Monday morning, but he runs a computer security company. Others were not so lucky. In fact, security researchers say that thousands have fallen victim to an email scam in which senior managers such as Anastassiadis are told ...