Why is port 53 open on the WAN side of the router? And more importantly how do I close it? Port 53 is not one of my forwarded ports. Discovered by doing nmap -pT:1-64 <my-external-IP> -Pn ...
EDIT I appreciate the answers I've gotten so far, but I might not have worded the question clearly enough. Is the Windows 7 side of the machine running in XP Mode exposed to any dangers it would ...
After Patch Tuesday, zero days become public vulnerabilities and can be taken advantage of by the crowd. Therefore it becomes doubly important to patch immediately and the obnoxious automatic Windows ...
I own a Yahoo mail account. I am using this account for sending resumes and receive notifications from various job portals. But yesterday, I found that some 10-15 mails had been sent to random ...
(other than "none") My organization uses a necessary Java-based web app that will not be replaced in the near future, which runs on Java 1.4 and up. Should our (mostly Windows) users have Java 1.6, ...
Is there a single site/org for responsible reporting of F/OSS application security vulnerabilities? [closed]
I believe I have found some security vulnerabilities in a popular open-source desktop application, and have contacted one of the application's project organisers via their website. I got in touch ...
Are there good (and preferrably free) vulnerability scanners for Windows? Please don't suggest update checkers - I know about Secunia PSI, FileHippo and CNET checker. Secunia PSI 1.5 used to do ...
This FAQ entry (and the RFC itself) states that pre-authentication addresses a weakness in initial implementations of Kerberos that made it vulnerable to offline dictionary attacks. The FAQ state: ...
At work we have laptops with encrypted harddrives. Most developers here (on occasion I have been guilty of it too) leave their laptops in hibernate mode when they take them home at night. Obviously, ...