Here's the report from eWeek concerning Guardent's find of a "potentially huge problem" in TCP. It's very similar to the hole found in some of the Cisco IOS software, concerning the ISN and the assignment of the number.
Here's a little Monday humor for all those with the Monday blues *wink*. It appears that the Girl Scouts of America Web site was playfully defaced by Hackweiser Saturday night.
"We demand cookies for all the l33t hax0rs and skript kiddies out there. We need Samoas, Thin Mints, and some Tagalongs Peanut Butter Patties!!!"
"B0OB wants extra SAMOAS cause his are all gone... Hes also a fat ass... but don't tell him I said that! (he says he is not)."
Users and makers of the Microsoft and Linux operating systems have often clashed over usability and performance. Now debate rages over which system provides the tightest security.
Microsoft operating systems have often been attacked for their vulnerability, but the perception that the software titan's systems are insecure is changing as the company shores up its servers and applications. Meanwhile, supposedly stronger Unix and Linux systems have suffered security breaches of their own.