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IronBee Open Source WAF Project Launches

February 15, 2011 |

New effort spearheaded by Qualys takes flight to create a new type of Web Application Firewall (WAF).

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Sourcefire Immunet 3 Lets You Write Your Own A/V Signatures

February 10, 2011 |
New version of Windows desktop anti-virus released with continuous cloud updating and customization features.
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UK Police Nab 5 Members of 'Anonymous' Pro-WikiLeaks Hacker Ring

January 27, 2011 |
The WikiLeaks fallout continues as British authorities have detained alleged hackers involved with a group that targeted companies that cut off service to the whistleblower site.
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Oracle Patches 66 Vulnerabilities

January 19, 2011 |
The first Oracle update of the year is light on fixes for Oracle Database, is there problem with Oracle’s patching process?
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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 20, 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 30, 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 20, 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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