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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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Paranoid or Just Securing Your Data?

May 31, 2005 |
eSecurityPlanet columnist Ken van Wyk says friends and family tell him he's paranoid. But who has the secure network?
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WLAN Security Spec Goes Open Source

May 05, 2005 |
Atheros says its JumpStart technology would benefit the industry if it were more readily available.
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SpamAssassin Takes Top Anti-Spam Honors

February 09, 2005 |
The non-profit Apache Software Foundation's free SpamAssassin filtering software was the runaway favorite among voters in the Anti-Spam category of this year's Datamation Product of the Year Awards.
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Popular Blog Defaced

February 02, 2005 |
Flaw in log analysis software led to attack of blogger Jeremy Zawodny's site.
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Torvalds Criticizes Security Approaches

January 13, 2005 |
Linux creator weighs in on how potential security issues are disclosed.
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Locking Up All of That 'Free Information'

December 07, 2004 |
The open source community goes with the saying, ''Information wants to be free''. But does free necessarily mean safe? And how do you safely lock it down?
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This Python Really Eats Bugs

November 30, 2004 |
Latest version of latest open source program hits the street.
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Taking a Look Behind the Sender ID Stir

September 23, 2004 |
The recent Sender ID for E-Mail spat had emotions running high. Why did open source and free software advocates dig in their heels over the patented standard? Are patent-encumbered standards anything new, anyhow? Open source developers and standards committee chairs speak up on Microsoft's own SPF: software patent flap.
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IETF Shutters E-Mail Working Group

September 22, 2004 |
UPDATED: The working group's masters determine the best course of action is to let Sender ID sort itself out.
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AOL Dumps Sender ID

September 15, 2004 |
Microsoft's biggest ISP supporter has withdrawn its support for the anti-spam technology, internetnews.com has learned.
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Sender ID in Limbo

September 13, 2004 |
UPDATED: While the IETF seems to have stalled on adopting Sender ID, Microsoft officials are moving forward as planned with their e-mail authentication technology.
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MARID Floats Sender ID Compromise

September 08, 2004 |
With a seemingly impassible fissure between the open source community and Microsoft delaying authenticated e-mails, a workaround might be the answer.
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Working Together for More Secure Software

September 07, 2004 |
eSecurityPlanet's columnist Ken van Wyk takes a look at Software Security, a new discipline that calls for security concerns to be considered throughout design, testing, implementation and deployment. van Wyk says it's the only way to truly have secure software.
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Finding the Elusive Value in Penetration Testing

August 09, 2004 |
eSecurityPlanet's columnist Ken van Wyk takes a hard look at penetration testing -- what works and what doesn't. And he warns that it actually may not be telling you how secure your network is.
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Mozilla: Dollars for Security Bugs

August 04, 2004 |
The open source browser project puts up a bounty for the discovery of 'critical' security flaws.
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Bulletproof Linux: Fact or Fiction?

August 02, 2004 |
eSecurityPlanet's guest columnist, Steve Sundermeier, says Linux fans have long claimed that their favorite OS is safe from virus threats. But could that just be wishful thinking?
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Research Says Linux Servers Mostly Hack-Free

July 30, 2004 |
Research shows majority of Linux servers are never infected or hacked.
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eEye Stares Down Security Threats

July 26, 2004 |
The Blink security software helps companies safeguard against known and unknown network threats.
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OpenVMS: An Old OS Hasn't Lost Security Footing

July 13, 2004 |
Though some have thought that OpenVMS is yesterday's operating system, it's actually powering a lot of businesses, showing off its security and reliability.
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