Julian Assange was arrested today in Britain and held on (false?!) allegations of rape and molestation. This is obviously a politically motivated arrest and a bunch of bullshit if you do the research. [LA Times Article]
The Chuck Norris botnet has been exploiting the hell out of unprotected routers still using default settings. CHANGE YOUR DEFAULT PASSWORD!
Internet Storm Center about evil facebook phishing bot patterns. [Link here]
It’s that time of year for predictions of what will be coming our way in 2011. In many cases the security predictions you’ll read have a certain flamboyant air to them as they drop a clangor or two about how the world will be a better or more miserable place – from past experience those clangors are either completely off piste, or are an obscure spin on some well studied trend that’s been underway for a couple of years already.
So, with that cynicism behind us, instead of a bunch of “predictions”, I’m going to offer up a nice round number of 10 threat “expectations” for 2011:
Gunter what I’m hearing is that I’m going to need more of your services
OWASPs AppSec 2010 conference had some awesome presentations including a keynote a by DH Moore on the web-focussed future of the Metasploit project.