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August 17, 2010

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Stefan Frei, Secunia
The security of end-user PCs -- an empirical analysis, is destroying our preconceptions: the worst unpatched software is not from Microsoft. MSFT has more or less gotten its act together with automated updates. The biggest offenders (on MSFT platforms) are: firefox, safari, Java, and Chrome.
Secunia PSI is offering a patch update service for non-MSFT software.

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Stefan Frei: Opera had slowest update mechanism. Secunia got big press including that. Within 6 months Opera announced new update mechanism.

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WUSTL introducer mentioned U.S. News and World Report ranking of universities:
https://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges

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Manos Antonakakis, Damballa
Building a Dynamic Reputation System for DNS, speaking now, is a Nick Feamster (gatech) collaborator.

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NCFTA: anonymity, quid pro quo among private entities, and FBI as last resort for legal action

https://www.ncfta.net/main/home/

Similar initiative in Canada:

https://mediarelations.concordia.ca/pressreleases/archives/2008/07/new_canadian_cyber_forensic_or.php

Others planned in IT, DE.

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