Continued Sighting of Download.Ject; WiFi Security

Published: 2004-06-27
Last Updated: 2004-06-27 23:21:39 UTC
by Tony Carothers (Version: 1)
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Continued Sighting of Download.Ject

While the majority of the traffic has died down, we are still receiving reports of administrators finding log files with indicators of msits.exe download. We would like to remind all users that even thought the main issue is over, the same exploit is continuing to be used by web sites out there for malicious purposes. Practically all of the major antivirus services have signatures for this exploit, which is also known as JS.Scob.Trojan, Scob, and JS.Toofeer.

WiFi Security: Final Approval for 802.11i

The new iteration of security will add the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to 802.11, the WiFi Wireless technologies. This is a much stronger encryption standard than is found in WPA, which was previously the current standard. The IEEE 802.11i subcommittee, which oversees the development of this security standard, signed off on it last Thursday.
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