Applications - Article Archives - Page 17

Microsoft to Open Windows Code to Foreign Governments

January 15, 2003 |
Software giant addressing security concerns, response to Linux
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Open Source Group Issues Top Ten Web Vulnerabilities

January 13, 2003 |
New report says many government and private sector security flaws are 'surprisingly common' and can be exploited by unsophisticated hackers.
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The Basics of Linux Network Security

January 10, 2003 |
The pervasiveness of the Internet has led to more opportunities for your company's servers to be attacked from without. Part-time Linux admins, never fear. Our updated network security basics document will get you well on your way to locking down your system.
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Supreme Court Withdraws Stay in DVD Encryption Case

January 06, 2003 |
Justice O'Connor drops order in jurisdictional wrangling over where programmer who allegedly posted code to de-scramble DVD encryption can be sued.
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High Court Grants Hollywood's Christmas Wish

December 31, 2002 |
Justice O'Connor issues temporary stay in jurisdictional wrangling over where programmer who allegedly posted code to de-scramble DVD encryption can be sued.
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2002 Marked by Sophisticated Attacks

December 26, 2002 |
The year 2002 has been characterized by new types of security threats -- more sophisticated and potentially dangerous threats.
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Buffer Overruns Found in Real's Helix Server

December 23, 2002 |
Three security flaws found in RealNetworks new Helix Universal Server 9.0 are remedied.
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VeriSign Intros WS-Security Implementation, Toolkit

December 11, 2002 |
VeriSign unveils a free open source implementation and an integration toolkit to help companies add authentication, digital signatures, and encryption to their Web services.
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Open Source: The New Security Problem Child?

November 27, 2002 |
Move over Microsoft, there's a new security punching bag in town: open source software.
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Apache Flaws Being Exploited

November 14, 2002 |
Several security holes in the Apache source are being actively exploited on the Internet; IT managers should upgrade to version 1.3.27 or 2.0.43 or higher.
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Security Expert Gives Operating Systems Poor Security Grade

October 16, 2002 |
Recently, Purdue University Professor Gene Spafford gained attention in the Linux community for his disparaging remarks on the Linux operating system's security. LinuxPlanet's Robert McMillan recently interviewed the security expert for his take on the state of computer security today.
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Hacker Book Author: Companies Too Stingy About Security

October 08, 2002 |
The author of a book on network security warns that most companies aren't spending enough money to adequately protect themselves and most IT administrators are out of control of their own networks.
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Washington to Host Open Source Security Summit

October 02, 2002 |
Gathering to examine critical enterprise security issues and open source solutions.
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New Worm Slaps Linux-based Apache Web Servers

September 16, 2002 |
A fast-spreading worm that targets Linux-based Apache Web servers had security vendors and the CERT Coordination Center issuing dire warnings over the weekend that continued on Monday.
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Worm Gives a Slap in the Face

September 16, 2002 |
Slapper worm takes off, infecting systems in over 100 countries over the weekend.
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Flaw Found in Popular Unix, Linux GUI

August 15, 2002 |
The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) this week issued an advisory regarding a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), a graphical user interface employed in numerous Unix and Linux systems. The vulnerability could enable attackers to execute code or cause a denial of service.
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Serious Vulnerability Uncovered in Apache 2.0

August 09, 2002 |
The flaw, which could allow an attacker to damage a server and reveal sensitive data, appears to affect all non-Unix platforms.
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Cross-Platform Chaos? New Virus Infects Windows, Linux

June 05, 2002 |
Although it hasn't been unleashed on the Internet, a new virus is able to infect both Windows 32 systems and Linux operating systems, making it the first complex virus with cross-platform capabilities.
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Is Linux Ready for National Security?

June 05, 2002 |
Is Linux more or less secure than proprietary platforms? At least one U.S. think tank says there should be a national debate and rigorous testing before it is utilized in a national security capacity.
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    Microsoft Battles Debugger Flaw, SQL Worm

    May 23, 2002 |
    Vulnerabilities with Windows NT and 2000 systems and a self-propagating 'Spida Worm' add to the security headaches for Microsoft.
  • MS Gets Defensive About Open Source Software
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