Applications - Article Archives - Page 13

Google Hacks: The Internet 'Storms'

July 18, 2006 |
Window, Mac or Linux -- doesn't matter. You're all at risk, new research suggests.
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Creating a Culture of Security

June 12, 2006 |
Fostering a secure environment takes work and money. More than anything, though, it takes commitment by management.
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Can Oracle Thwart Data Thieves?

May 01, 2006 |
Oracle's Database Vault limits what data corporate employees can access; Secure Backup keeps data safe throughout.
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Novell Adds Security Prong

April 20, 2006 |
The company says its acquisition is part of its three-part strategy and not a distraction from its commitment to Linux.
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ClamAV Making Strides in Anti-Virus Arena

April 06, 2006 |
The open source e-mail virus scanner is known for responding quickly to new outbreaks.
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Linux Kernel Point Release Fixes Flaws

March 29, 2006 |
A potential vulnerability is quickly plugged as kernel developers issue the first point release of the 2.6.16 kernel.
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Security Firm Caulks Sendmail Exploit

March 23, 2006 |
Sendmail plugs a hole that will a perpetrator take control of computers.
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F-Secure Spoofed with Bogus Mail

February 06, 2006 |
Security company F-Secure was the target of a malicious mail apparently designed to give the company a black eye.
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New Linux Kernel Patched

January 19, 2006 |
The first Linux kernel of the year gets a point upgrade as work continues on the next version.
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Linux Security a National Matter

January 13, 2006 |
The DHS issues grant money to improve open source code.
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Linux Security a National Matter

January 12, 2006 |
The DHS issues grant money to improve open source code.
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Snort's Intrusion System Blows a Hole

October 21, 2005 |
The open source intrusion detection system has a serious security vulnerability.
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Red Hat Tests Security Skills

October 14, 2005 |
The Linux distributor launches a performance-based security cert for the OS.
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Firefox Buggier than IE: Which is Safer?

September 22, 2005 |
In the first six months of this year, Firefox had nearly twice as many reported vulnerabilities than Internet Explorer? Is one safer than the other?
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Mozilla Under Fire

September 21, 2005 |
The org issues a new release as a new report claims IE had fewer incidents this year than Firefox.
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New Linux Kernel Patched

September 13, 2005 |
New point release addresses vulnerabilities.
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Security Tips from an Embattled Road Warrior

September 06, 2005 |
eSecurityPlanet columnist Ken van Wyk tells us how to protect our data when we're on the road... whether we're using a laptop, a PDA or a smart phone.
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Open or Closed Source Code Irrelevant to Security

August 01, 2005 |
Datamation columnist Ken van Wyk looks at the debate over open source code and proprietary software. Which one makes for better security? The answer is that either one can build weak software.
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New Firefox Fixes Holes

July 13, 2005 |
The open source browser is treated to an update that corrects 12 security vulnerabilities, two 'borderline critical.'
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U.K. Under Cyber Attack

June 17, 2005 |
Government agencies and companies in the U.K. are reportedly under attack by a series of Trojan horses working in conjunction to steal information.
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