Robert Hensing's Blog

Software Security . . . and stuff.

December, 2007

  • Patches . . .

    Story time. So a couple years ago, because I have horses, someone sent me a video of a couple good ole' boys and their horse named " Patches " (you can watch the "Patches the horse" video here .). If you don't have time to watch the video - Patches was...
  • CNet 3 part series on Securing Microsoft (complete list of articles)

    Here are the URL's for the 3 part series on 'Securing Microsoft' which is a pretty good behind the scenes look at the organization I work in. Day 1: http://www.news.com/At-software-giant%2C-pain-gives-rise-to-progress/2009-7349_3-6220566.html Day...
  • Fly with the Blue Angels?

    Get pwn3d: http://alt.coxnewsweb.com/ajc/swf/blueangels/blueangels.swf Make sure you watch all the videos that are hyperlinked on the left. All I can say is "priceless". :)
  • Notable changes in Vista SP1

    http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista/en/library/b984ce70-701b-4565-868e-51d1ba47555d1033.mspx?mfr=true Looks like we've made SP1 RC1 available to the public to download . . . Vista is a bit of a mixed bag for me as of late (but then again - I...
  • OSX vs. Vista security

    XP + Vista vulns vs. OSX vulns for 2007. http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=758 We had a good year - Apple - not so much. :)
  • How your CxO will get owned next year . . .

    In a recent blog I explained how your Mom was going to get owned next year - now it's time to dish on your CxO . . . http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2204871/mi5-warns-chinese-hack-attacks http://computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName...
  • Pwning Second Life users via QuickTime

    Walk by a malicious object in Second Life - get 0wn3d: http://www.securityevaluators.com/sl/ Fascinating. :)
  • CNet 3-part series on securing Microsoft.

    Ina Fried is doing a write-up on my organization and so far part 1 was pretty good! http://www.news.com/At-software-giant%2C-pain-gives-rise-to-progress/2009-7349_3-6220566.html?tag=st.num She mentions the DTF competition this year which myself and...
  • The Firefox security myth . . . busted.

    Much like the Apple security myth and the Oracle security myth - the numbers just aren't there to support it as our very own Mythbuster - Jeff Jones explains in the blog on the topic. "Over the past 3 years, supported versions of Internet Explorer...