Applications - Article Archives - Page 14

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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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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