Stuart J. Johnston - Article Archives - Page 1

Attachmate Beefs Up Security

November 4, 2011
Attachmate's terminal emulation family, Reflection 2011 R2, gets upgrades to make users' sessions more secure.
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Microsoft Fixes 23 Bugs, Report Examines 'Zero-Days'

October 11, 2011
Microsoft patches October's bugs, plus it releases its latest Security Intelligence Report.
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Two 'Critical' Patches Coming Tuesday

October 7, 2011
Microsoft plans to fix 23 bugs on Patch Tuesday, two of them critical.
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Microsoft Patches 22 Security Holes

August 9, 2011
Microsoft posted 13 security patches on Tuesday, although only two are rated 'critical' on the company's four-tiered severity scale.
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Microsoft Readies 13 Security Patches

August 5, 2011
Microsoft notified security professionals Thursday that it plans to fix 22 vulnerabilities, although only two are critical, next week on Patch Tuesday.
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Microsoft Puts Out 16 Patches, 9 Critical, for June

June 14, 2011
Security pros have plenty of demands on their time when it comes to installing June's Patch Tuesday patches.
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Cyberthugs Using 'Marketing-like' Scams

May 12, 2011
As more obvious ways to rob users get blocked, sophisticated cybercriminals try a 'marketing' approach.
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Microsoft Releases Critical Patch for Windows Servers

May 10, 2011
The company only has one 'critical' bug to patch for May's 'Patch Tuesday' drop, but it's still one that could bite IT departments.
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Microsoft Patches Near-record Number of Bugs

April 13, 2011
After a genuinely quiet Patch Tuesday in March, security administrators are confronted by one of the biggest patch releases ever in April.
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Microsoft Releases 17 Patches in April, 9 Critical

April 7, 2011
After a somewhat sleepy 'Patch Tuesday' last month, Microsoft has a blockbuster of security patches for security administrators in April.
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Iranian Hacker Claims Certificate Heist

March 29, 2011
The apparent perpetrator who fraudulently obtained SSL certificates for several major sites claims the Iranian government had nothing to do with it.
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Did Iran Try to Compromise the Web?

March 24, 2011
In an attack last week, someone very organized requested, and possibly received, valid security certificates that could have been used to mount attacks on users worldwide.
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Some Users Having Problems with Windows 7 SP1

March 14, 2011
Service Pack for Windows 7 doesn't always install correctly for some users.
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Cost of Data Breaches Continues to Climb

March 9, 2011
Data breaches cost more to fix the more quickly you respond, according to a new study.
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Microsoft: One Critical Patch for March

March 8, 2011
Security admins have less work to do in March than is often the case with Microsoft patch release events.
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Microsoft: Three Patches in March, One Critical

March 3, 2011
March may bring out the early spring bugs, but not so much in Microsoft's garden for this month, as the software giant plans a relatively modest Patch Tuesday.
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Rate of Malicious Email Spikes: MessageLabs

March 2, 2011
Beware of PDF files from someone unknown, warns Symantec MessageLabs, which in a new report identifies an increase in malicious email traffic, with PDF documents a favorite delivery vehicle.
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RSA: McAfee and RSA Expand Security Collaboration

February 16, 2011
Integrating the two firms' security products to provide a "holistic" approach to enterprise-wide views.
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RSA: HP To Debut Security Intelligence and Response Framework

February 15, 2011
HP vice president helps to fill out details of the company's security vision for enterprises in the wake of last year's buying bonanza.
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