Saturday, September 22, 2007

Another one from SANS newsbites

A vulnerability scan would have warned them that their Cerberus implementation was open to attack. Either they were not validating their security compliance, or they were not following an effective process for curing their vulnerabilities.
--Layered Technologies Customer Data Stolen (September 19 & 20, 2007) An attack on a helpdesk application in Layered Technologies' support database has compromised the security of personally identifiable data of as many as 6,000 of the server hosting company's customers. The data include names, addresses, phone numbers and server login details.
Layered Technologies is asking all its customers to change their login credentials. The attack occurred on the evening of September 17, 2007.

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