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Windows and Online Banking: A Dangerous Mix

October 19, 2009 |
This security expert uses Windows for most functions, yet feels it’s not safe enough for the average user to trust for online banking.
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WordPress Bloggers Tricked by 'Clever' Worm

September 09, 2009 |
Using an outdated version of WordPress blogging software can pose security challenges.
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Black Hat Attendees Focus on Oracle, Mac

July 30, 2009 |
Experts at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas show tools to automate penetration testing of Mac OS X and Oracle databases.
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Open Source Hacking: Revealing Metasploit's Misdeeds

July 29, 2009 |
A new forensics platform will reveal whether a system has been compromised by the open source Metasploit.
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Controversial 'Oracle Hacking' App to be Released

July 23, 2009 |
Oracle has released patches to guard against the open source Metasploit tool, but some companies may not have installed them.
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How to Remove Malware (Part 2): Booting from a CD

June 16, 2009 |

Using a boot CD to remove malware can be more effective than simply running an anti-malware software program.

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Adobe Issues Critical Patch for Reader and Acrobat

June 11, 2009 |
It's well worth upgrading your version of Adobe Acrobat and Reader.
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Mozilla Security Stresses Testing

April 28, 2009 |
Johnathan Nightingale of Mozilla's security team argues that testing is key -- and that simply counting bugs isn't a good measure for security.
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Adobe Acrobat for Windows, Mac is Patched

March 12, 2009 |
The Windows and Mac version of the ubiquitous PDF reader is patched, while the Linux version remains vulnerable.
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Cell Phone Security Updates: Voluntary or Involuntary?

March 10, 2009 |
Should mobile carriers push out updated software to customers regardless of choice, or is it safer to have the users request the updates?
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Firefox Gets Three Fixes

March 06, 2009 |
As the Firefox 3.1 update approaches, Mozilla takes care of a handful of security problems.
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26 Open Source Security Apps with Commercial Support

January 26, 2009 |
For businesses, these apps offer the best of both worlds—the flexibility, security, and cost savings of open source combined with the peace of mind that comes with commercial support.
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10 Patches, and More, for Firefox Users

December 18, 2008 |
Included in the patches are critical cross site scripting vulnerabilities.
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Ward Off Mac Exploits

December 11, 2008 |

OS Roundup: Don't let the worm get into your Apple. Protecting yourself from exploits is just as critical for Mac users as for those running Linux or Windows -- and not something to get complacent about.

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40 Open Source Tools for Protecting Your Privacy

December 02, 2008 |

Open source offers email encryption, anonymous file sharing, anonymous surfing, and many other apps for those with pressing privacy needs.

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Security Breach Can't Halt Fedora 10's Debut

November 26, 2008 |
After being delayed for a month by a security breach, Red Hat's community Linux is here -- showcasing what might become several key open source technologies.
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Open Source Security: 50 Good Apps

November 17, 2008 |
Open source software for anti-spam, firewalls, forensics, encryption, log monitoring, passwords, and more.
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Old Software a G1 Security Glitch

November 04, 2008 |
Carrier T-Mobile quietly deploying Web browser fix to Android handsets.
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Security Flaw Strikes G1 Android Phone

October 28, 2008 |
T-Mobile and Google work to cook up an update for a flaw found in an older open source software package.
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Doing an M&A Opens a Can of Technology Worms

October 24, 2008 |
The market meltdown has spawned a wave of mergers and acquisitions, but CIOs will face several IT challenges after the deals are completed.
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