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The 2010 Guide to IT Salaries

January 4, 2010
Unemployment in this sector remains low, but salaries are slumping.
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3/24: Linux.Psybot Spreads via Routers

March 24, 2009
Linux.Psybot is a worm that spreads through routers and DSL modems.
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3/23: Troj/Agent-IOV Adds DLL File

March 23, 2009
When run Troj/Agent-IOV copies itself to \digeste.dll and adds the DLL file to the following registry entry: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders SecurityProviders ,digeste.dll
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3/23: Mal/ObfJS-BE Spreads via Browser

March 23, 2009
Mal/ObfJS-BE is a malicious script that attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in order to infect the victim when the malicious web page is browsed.
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2009 Salaries for IT Security Professionals

November 18, 2008
In contrast with the gloomy job market, salary levels for IT security professionals are holding up well.
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Bruce Schneier: Securing Your PC and Your Privacy

November 12, 2008
In this interview, the security guru discusses the technological threats facing us, from ID theft to how to best protect your personal computer.
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5/1: W32/KillFil-BP Spreads Through P2P

May 1, 2007
W32/KillFil-BP Spreads Through P2P and network shares.
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5/1: Bloodhound.Exploit.138 Detects MIE Apps

May 1, 2007
The Bloodhound.Exploit.138 Detects Multiple Image Editing Apps.
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5/1: W32.Relfeer Attacks Networks

May 1, 2007
The W32.Relfeer worm spreads through network shares and file-sharing applications.
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Great Security Blunders

February 14, 2007
A short compendium of lost laptops, stolen USB devices and unsecured e-mails. Forget hackers – it’s internal security mistakes that will give you nightmares.
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Friday Job Watch: Security Engineers and Analysts

February 2, 2007
A survey of openings in security positions that call for design and security architecture expertise.
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Friday Job Watch: $100k+ Security Jobs

January 19, 2007
This week we narrow our search to security jobs that pay in the $100k range.
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Friday Job Watch: High Paying Security Jobs

January 12, 2007
Jobs in New York, Chicago and Silicon Valley are highlighted, focusing on those in the higher salary bracket.
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Top Ten 2007 Security Problems: Predictions

December 20, 2006
McAfee has forecast which security problems will likely plague us in the coming year. Security guru Dave Marcus gives eSecurity Planet the inside scoop.
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The Jealous Trojan

October 27, 2006
The latest malware has its own anti-virus scanner to make sure it has no competition as it does its dirty work.
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