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Applications - Article Archives - Page 14

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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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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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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