The news… Passing the 10000th Network Vulnerability Test (NVT) is a perfect occasion to report about the progress of the OpenVAS project[1]. In October 2008 the systematic development of new NVTs started with a base of around 5800 Tests. With the release of OpenVAS 2.0 in December 2008, the development was boosted and has now […]

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Conficker worm variants A, B and C are dependent on vulnerability in Microsoft server service. Microsoft had released an advisory MS08-067 back in October 2008 to address the above vulnerability. As was expected at that time, number of attacks are spreading, major one being Conficker worm. We have plugins for OpenVAS, 900055 – secpod_ms08-067_900055.nasl 900056 […]

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