Ars Technica’s Arian provides the technical details on the great hack attack which claimed Microsoft as one of its victims.
The FBI and Secret Service are taking a completely unprecedented step in
releasing detailed forensic information from the investigations because of
the importance of the attacks, according to Alan Pallar of SANS. More
importantly, they provided information to the CIS (and SANS) so CIS could
get it out to their members before the details went public. Additionally,
this provided CIS more time to work on developing a tool to use in assessing
if your company’s systems have been compromised.
Network security continues to be a source of concern for e-commerce. To their credit, Ars even prescribes some remedies. The article continues here. Thanks to digital pimp1 for submitting this FBI link that is referred to in the article.