Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The State Bank of India, the country’s largest bank, has had to shut down its corporate website after overseas hackers tried to break in.
While the bank said that transactions took place through www.onlinesbi.com, a senior SBI source said that the transactions were slow as the entire system was under watch.
The country’s largest bank decided to shut down its corporate website www.sbi.co.in on Wednesday evening when hackers blocked some of the pages. The bank also noticed unusually high traffic on its website on Wednesday.
Monday, December 29, 2008
Saturday, December 27, 2008
Well, if you must know, 2008 was a year of tectonic shifts in IT security. The technologies changed, the economy changed, and the role of security changed. Even the people who make the laws about security changed. You could hardly swing a dead server without hitting some major security-shifting event, and most of those events will continue to have repercussions throughout the new year.
If you need somebody to spell it out for you, Darkreading can do it!!!. Let's look more closely at the six words and what they meant for security in the past year on below given link.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Thursday, December 18, 2008
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and open community focused on improving the security of application software. OWASP team mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of OWASP materials are available under a free and open software license.
To download the latest version (V 3.0) of OWASP testing guide click on the below link:-
Fix for my previous blog related to internet explorer has been released
The patch details & download information can be found at :
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
The exploit doesn't require users to click on links or download software from the Internet. Rather, it infects users when they open a Web page. The goal is to steal passwords, according to security experts, gain access to financial data and otherwise steal the victim's identity.