but there are good posts out there that genuinely deserve acknowledgment, and this blog could stand to have a little bit of positive energy injected into it so i'm going to take a page out of the blogging playbook of some of the bloggers i read and post some links to articles i thought stood out... i'm thinking once a week should be adequate, though i'm a little on the late side with this first one (these will be posts from last week)...
(update: crap, i should have known linkrolls and feeds wouldn't mix)
- “Only X Out of 32 Antivirus Products Detect This!” « Didier Stevens
a refreshingly sane look at the use of virustotal, and a must-read for anyone looking to prove a point or grind an axe in the malware field
- A Shifting Definition of 'Severity' - Security Fix
it's interesting to learn where microsoft's severity ratings come from and what recent changes at NIST mean for them
- Jeremiah Grossman: CSRF DDoS, skeleton in the closet
wait, people actually think xss and/or csrf aren't cracking? they must not value what gets put into the cloud (cc#'s, bank credentials, ppi, etc)
- CNN.Com, Politically Motivated DDoS, and Asymmetric Warfare · Security to the Core | Arbor Networks Security
i love these types of strategic analyses
oh, and while we're on the subject of change, i've replaced the 'posts of interest' (which were basically posts i thought people ought to read) with a widget from aiderss that calculates post quality/popularity/whatever (you know that saying about leading a horse to water)... i've also added a tagroll as a navigational alternative to the date-based archive (and the ever present search)... now i just have to work on that audio format alternative i keep meaning to do...