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Most annoying consultants?
CIO
Infosec would have a better reputation if all consultants were perfect like me. When speaking to a project manager, we should have completed our research. ...

 
As Syzop over at UnRealCD put it...This is very embarassing. It appears that the popular UnRealCD IRCServer has been compromised with a Trojan since November 2009. If you are the keeper of one of the many UnRealCD instances I suggest you upgrade ASAP, and it probably wouldn't be a bad idea to take a long hard look at your server for other indications of compromise.
More information over at the UnRealCD forums.
Thanks to reader Colin for the heads-up!

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-- Rick Wanner - rwanner at isc dot sans dot org
- http://rwanner.blogspot.com/ (c) SANS Internet Storm Center. http://isc.sans.org Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.
 

Anti-Virus Update Declares War on WoW
eSecurity Planet
By eSecurityPlanet Staff A Symantec anti-virus update has mistakenly labeled a component of World of Warcraft as potentially malign. ...

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Seagate's Momentus XT hybrid drive combines traditional hard disk and SSD technology to boost performance while keeping the price sticker down. It stacks up well against hard drives like the Velociraptor, but isn't as fast as real SSDs.
 

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