Applications - Article Archives - Page 15

Apache Buffer Overflow Flaw Patched

June 30, 2004 |
A bug in popular open source server puts some users at risk of arbitrary code execution.
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Multiple Linux Flaws Reported

April 16, 2004 |
The more serious vulnerability could cause buffer overflows and lead to privilege escalation attacks.
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Stanford's Linux Supercomputers Compromised

April 14, 2004 |
A sophisticated password sniffing program called 'John the Ripper' is behind the attacks, but officials don't see coordinated effort.
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A Mysterious Solution to Your Security?

April 05, 2004 |
Imagine a circuit board that fits into a PCI slot of any machine running Windows or Linux, stops virus activity without requiring updated 'signature' files and thwarts hackers and malware. A Ukrainian company claims to have developed just such technology.
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DDoS Vulnerability Found in FreeBSD

March 02, 2004 |
Out-of-sequence packets can shut down a FreeBSD machine until its TCP port, or ports, are closed.
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Security Forces to Show Unified Front

February 20, 2004 |
Homeland Security officials will join experts from Microsoft and other IT firms in San Francisco next week to address the onslaught of malicious attacks.
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Programmers on Windows Code: Eyes Wide Shut

February 19, 2004 |
A look at the leaked chunks of Windows 2000 and NT might be tempting, but many programmers don't dare to even peek at Microsoft's naked code.
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Linux Kernel Flaws Uncovered

February 19, 2004 |
Malicious attackers could gain full super-user privileges, according to a security research firm.
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Virus Writing: Not Fun, Not Funny

February 03, 2004 |
Whatever your feelings about SCO or Microsoft, MyDoom hurts thousands of other companies, the global economy and the Internet in general.
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AntiOnline Spotlight: MyDoom Testing Your Patience?

January 29, 2004 |
MyDoom is quickly making the days of SoBig and Blaster seem like a walk in the park.
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Bounty Set as MyDoom Builds Zombie Army

January 28, 2004 |
As the virulent MyDoom worm races across the Internet, building an army of computer zombies potentially 500,000 strong, The SCO Group is setting a $250,000 bounty on the virus author's head.
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Prelude to a Secure Enterprise

January 28, 2004 |
Intrusion detection systems have come a long way since their humble beginnings in the mid-1990s. A new player on open source IDS scene offers the potential to be an enterprise-class gatekeeper that could become a security administrator's new best friend.
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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: IDS with an Open Source Twist

January 15, 2004 |
An introduction to intrustion detection systems and basics on protecting your network with Snort.
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Graceful UPS Shutdowns on Linux

January 07, 2004 |
There's nothing pleasant about the data corruption or even hardware damage that can result from a power failure. Carla Schroder explores how UPS units and a couple of Linux UPS tools can help safeguard your mission-critical computers.
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Study Finds Fewer Flaws in Open-source Code

December 16, 2003 |
Software inspection firm Reasoning says MySQL source code contained fewer flaws than its commercial counterparts. But others question Reasoning's reasoning.
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Linux in the Security Crosshairs

December 12, 2003 |
Experts say breaches at two popular Linux projects underscore one important fact: security affects everyone.
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The Future of Open Source in Security

November 19, 2003 |
Fresh from the 2nd Annual Open Source Symposium, Lyne Bourque reports on how open source is contributing to network security for enterprises.
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Primary Response 2.0 Mimics Immune System to Prevent Intrusions

November 12, 2003 |
Sana Security's latest version of its host-based intrusion prevention system searches for vulnerabilities using an approach based on principles of the human immune system.
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Linux Security: Tips from the Experts

October 29, 2003 |
Concerned about the security of your Linux environment or looking for ways to beef up your existing security? Two Linux security pros share tips to help you get up to speed on the latest Linux security advancements.
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Is Linux Really More Secure Than Windows?

October 01, 2003 |
Evangelists on both sides of the Windows vs. Linux aisle would argue to the death that their operating system is inherently safer. But what's really going on?
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