Well-funded Aurora hackers have 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits, Symantec report says -- GCN

09/10/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Aurora gang steps up attacks, with 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits ... The zero-day vulnerabilities exploited were holes in Adobe Flash (two), Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft XML Core Services.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/10/aurora-attackers-zero-day-exploits.aspx

Java exploit shows how professional and efficient hackers have become -- GCN

09/04/2012

... threats and find open security holes by reading the XML standards documents. ... Any XML markup that controls software engines can often be made to abuse those engines ... XML implementations currently do a poor job of validating URL content.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/04/cybereye-java-exploit-industrialization-of-malware.aspx

Ten IT projects emphasizing information sharing, end user services and military communications win 2012 GCN Awards for project excellence. -- GCN

08/17/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Google ... Its technology is also elegantly lean: Web 2.0 technologies, including JavaScript and XML, and a tight integration with Facebook and Twitter that enables users to connect with and be supported by peers.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/17/2012-gcn-award-winners-and-honorable-mentions.aspx

Unmanned blimp, home from Afghanistan, being tested on the Arizona-Mexico border -- GCN

08/16/2012

Linkedin ... Former wartime blimp refitted for border surveillance ... Drones aren’t the only unmanned military aircraft returning from overseas to find ... During these difficult times of limited budgets, cooperation and coordination between ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/16/cbp-aerostats-unmanned-blimps-border-surveillance.aspx

Cloud computing forces agency IT shops to consider rebuilding IT architectures from scratch -- GCN

08/09/2012

You can import data via XML feeds into a variety of new cloud-based databases, available from both traditional players (Microsoft SQL Azure and Oracle Database Cloud ) or other players such as MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB, which tend to be ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/06/internaut-rebuilding-agency-it-architectures.aspx

A glimpse at Microsoft's new Office 15 hints at features addressing collaboration and cloud integration that could give government agencies a reason to the new suite. -- GCN

07/19/2012

You know, we gotta get to that whole reusable content XML thing. ... But NOT like Microsoft does XML in it's current office tools where the tags break up text into individual letters and comprise around 10 times more of the total file size ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/19/early-impression-of-microsoft-office-2013.aspx

Microsoft issues patch for XML vulnerability targeted in zero-day attacks -- GCN

07/11/2012

Microsoft issues fix for XML flaw targeted in zero-day attacks ... includes a partial fix for a vulnerability in XML Core Services that is being actively ... The flaw in XML Core Services, also known as MSXML, was reported to Microsoft by ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/11/microsoft-patches-zero-day-xml-flaw.aspx

Microsoft could address XML zero-day flaw on Patch Tuesday -- GCN

07/06/2012

Patch Tuesday could address XML zero-day flaw ... The vulnerability in XML Core Services affects all supported versions of Windows and ... The XML vulnerability has been tied to state-sponsored attacks that Google warned its users about in ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/06/microsoft-patch-tuesday-xml-zero-day.aspx

Sykipot variant takes drive-by approach in attacks on aerospace industry, others -- GCN

07/05/2012

... Flash Player and the vulnerability recently found in Microsoft XML Core Services. ... The XML Core Services vulnerability, for which Microsoft has issued a workaround but not an automated patch, has been tied to state-sponsored attacks that ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/05/sykipot-trojan-returns-targeting-aerospace.aspx

Microsoft vulnerability being targeted by zero-day attacks, researchers say -- GCN

06/21/2012

Security company Sophos said the still-unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services, which is used in writing applications, was exploited in ... exists in versions 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 and 6.0 of XML Core Services, also know as MSXML.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/06/21/microsoft-zero-day-vulnerability-google-attacks.aspx

Well-funded Aurora hackers have 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits, Symantec report says -- GCN

09/10/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Aurora gang steps up attacks, with 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits ... The zero-day vulnerabilities exploited were holes in Adobe Flash (two), Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft XML Core Services.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/10/aurora-attackers-zero-day-exploits.aspx

Java exploit shows how professional and efficient hackers have become -- GCN

09/04/2012

... threats and find open security holes by reading the XML standards documents. ... Any XML markup that controls software engines can often be made to abuse those engines ... XML implementations currently do a poor job of validating URL content.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/04/cybereye-java-exploit-industrialization-of-malware.aspx

Ten IT projects emphasizing information sharing, end user services and military communications win 2012 GCN Awards for project excellence. -- GCN

08/17/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Google ... Its technology is also elegantly lean: Web 2.0 technologies, including JavaScript and XML, and a tight integration with Facebook and Twitter that enables users to connect with and be supported by peers.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/17/2012-gcn-award-winners-and-honorable-mentions.aspx

Unmanned blimp, home from Afghanistan, being tested on the Arizona-Mexico border -- GCN

08/16/2012

Linkedin ... Former wartime blimp refitted for border surveillance ... Drones aren’t the only unmanned military aircraft returning from overseas to find ... During these difficult times of limited budgets, cooperation and coordination between ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/16/cbp-aerostats-unmanned-blimps-border-surveillance.aspx

Cloud computing forces agency IT shops to consider rebuilding IT architectures from scratch -- GCN

08/09/2012

You can import data via XML feeds into a variety of new cloud-based databases, available from both traditional players (Microsoft SQL Azure and Oracle Database Cloud ) or other players such as MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB, which tend to be ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/06/internaut-rebuilding-agency-it-architectures.aspx

A glimpse at Microsoft's new Office 15 hints at features addressing collaboration and cloud integration that could give government agencies a reason to the new suite. -- GCN

07/19/2012

You know, we gotta get to that whole reusable content XML thing. ... But NOT like Microsoft does XML in it's current office tools where the tags break up text into individual letters and comprise around 10 times more of the total file size ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/19/early-impression-of-microsoft-office-2013.aspx

Microsoft issues patch for XML vulnerability targeted in zero-day attacks -- GCN

07/11/2012

Microsoft issues fix for XML flaw targeted in zero-day attacks ... includes a partial fix for a vulnerability in XML Core Services that is being actively ... The flaw in XML Core Services, also known as MSXML, was reported to Microsoft by ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/11/microsoft-patches-zero-day-xml-flaw.aspx

Microsoft could address XML zero-day flaw on Patch Tuesday -- GCN

07/06/2012

Patch Tuesday could address XML zero-day flaw ... The vulnerability in XML Core Services affects all supported versions of Windows and ... The XML vulnerability has been tied to state-sponsored attacks that Google warned its users about in ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/06/microsoft-patch-tuesday-xml-zero-day.aspx

Sykipot variant takes drive-by approach in attacks on aerospace industry, others -- GCN

07/05/2012

... Flash Player and the vulnerability recently found in Microsoft XML Core Services. ... The XML Core Services vulnerability, for which Microsoft has issued a workaround but not an automated patch, has been tied to state-sponsored attacks that ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/05/sykipot-trojan-returns-targeting-aerospace.aspx

Microsoft vulnerability being targeted by zero-day attacks, researchers say -- GCN

06/21/2012

Security company Sophos said the still-unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services, which is used in writing applications, was exploited in ... exists in versions 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 and 6.0 of XML Core Services, also know as MSXML.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/06/21/microsoft-zero-day-vulnerability-google-attacks.aspx