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Metasploit Takes Aim at Cisco Security Exploitation

December 17, 2010 |
Open source penetration testing framework goes after Cisco in new release – but Cisco isn't worried.
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Chrome Browser, OS Updated for Security

December 14, 2010 |
Google updates Chrome – both the browser and the OS, shelling out $2,000 in bug bounties, but sharing few details.
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Mozilla Plugs Firefox 3.6.13 For 11 Flaws

December 10, 2010 |
Critical security update for the open source browser issued as work continues on Firefox 4.
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Pushing 802.1X Settings to iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads

December 10, 2010 |
Configuring and supporting mobile devices might just put you over the edge. However, at least Apple provides full 802.1X support and a nifty configuration utility and scheme for its mobile products.
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8 New Security Add-Ons for Firefox

November 29, 2010 |

Improve browser security and protect your privacy--and your identity--with these eight great open source add-ons for the Firefox Web browser.

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Red Hat Looks to Lock Down Linux

November 19, 2010 |
With the official launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the vendor takes aim at Government-ready security.
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How To Encrypt a Windows Drive with DiskCryptor

November 16, 2010 |
Even if you password-protect your Windows account and encrypt your sensitive data, your system files can still be easily accessed, for example, from a Linux-based LiveCD--unless you encrypt them.
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Sophos Offers Free Security Software for Macs

November 02, 2010 |
Sophos unveils free antivirus software for home users looking to defend against malware targeting the Mac OS.
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Android Code at Risk?

November 01, 2010 |
New report from static analysis vendor Coverity scans the Android code base and finds a pile of common software defects, though the defect density is lower than with other software.
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Sourcefire Targets Next-Generation Firewalls

October 29, 2010 |

Sourcefire expands IPS capabilities and takes aim at next-generation firewall market for 2011.

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Adobe Warns of Another 'Critical' PDF Vulnerability

October 29, 2010 |
Adobe Systems says this latest security flaw is being exploited by hackers to take over control of computers running its popular PDF viewing application.
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5 Useful New Open Source Security Apps

October 26, 2010 |
Our colleagues at Datamation pulled together a list of "50 Awesome Open Source Apps You've (Probably) Never Heard Of." Among them, we found some valuable computer security assets.
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Metasploit Goes Pro for Security Testing

October 19, 2010 |
Open source vulnerability testing framework delivers 3.5 release for the community and a new Pro version for commercial enterprises.
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Paessler Unveils PRTG Network Monitor 8

October 08, 2010 |
The latest version of Paessler's network monitoring suite features fail-over clustering and Linux support, as well as a simplified licensing structure.
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Adobe Hustles to Release Flash Player Fix

September 20, 2010 |
Adobe Systems pushed out a fix designed to address a critical security vulnerability in its Flash Player a week earlier than it previously promised.
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Google Updates Chrome Ahead of Adobe Fix

September 20, 2010 |
Yet another update for the Chrome browser and this time Google is getting the drop on a Flash fix ahead of other browsers.
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Google Chrome 6 Gets Updated for 9 New Flaws

September 15, 2010 |
Google patches Chrome 6 for security as development on Chrome 7 continues and the next generation browser race accelerates against Firefox and IE9.
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Mozilla Firefox 3.6.9 Security Updates Follow Microsoft's Lead

September 08, 2010 |
Mozilla is taking a page from Microsoft IE's security features as it updates the Firefox browser for 10 critical flaws.
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Google Patches Chrome for 11 Flaws and $10K

August 20, 2010 |
Google's Chrome browser gets fixes for memory corruption risks as the company's bug bounty program reaps more results.
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Linux Security, Then and Now

August 12, 2010 |

At LinuxCon 2010, experts discuss Linux kernel security and the implications of adapting 1960s technology to meet 21st-century threats.

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