Nevada InfraGard Event – Presentation Notes
Ira Victor was a speaker on Threats and Countermeasures at the Sierra Nevada InfraGard event held on January 21st in Reno, Nevada. Here are the notes and links from that talk:
* “Aurora Zero-Day” out-of-band emergency patch scheduled for release today by MSFT
* New MSFT Windows Kernel Zero-Day vulnerability – 16bit support hazard impacts many current Windows users. Tip: Win7 64-bit (most common version on Win7) not impacted.
* Security Update Available for Shockwave Player (Win and Mac)
* Alternatives to Adobe PDF Reader and Adobe Acrobat:
Reviews of four alternatives to Adobe PDF
More alternatives: For Windows users, CutePDF has free readers and writers
More alternatives: For Linux users, Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.