Sean Michael Kerner - Article Archives - Page 15

New Startup Exodus Intelligence Highlights Exploitable Vulnerabilities

June 25, 2012
The former leader of the Pwn2Own contest and HP Zero Day Initiative has a new company and a new take on security research.
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Sourcefire Pushes Open Source ClamAV Forward

June 22, 2012
The leaders of ClamAV are leaving Sourcefire, but the future's still bright for the popular open source anti-virus tool.
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Bromium Raises $26.5 Million, Details Micro Virtualization Approach to Security

June 21, 2012
After months of secrecy, startup Bromium takes the wraps off a new approach to securing client endpoints.
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Open Source PHP and Ruby on Rails Updated for Security

June 15, 2012
Busy week of patching continues as programming languages and frameworks get patched for security vulnerabilities.
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Oracle and Apple Update Java - and So Should You

June 14, 2012
Is your Java up to date? Check now. Even Apple has updated this time. You have been warned.
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Microsoft Patches Pwn2Own IE Flaw, Revokes Digital Certs

June 12, 2012
The June Patch Tuesday release addresses 26 unique vulnerabilities and closes the untrusted certificate loophole exploited by the Flame malware.
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Securing Web Application Code at the Source

June 11, 2012
New technology from Coverity goes a step beyond best practices with a white box fuzzer and remediation advice for web application vulnerabilities.
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Lessons From The LinkedIn Password Attack

June 7, 2012
Millions of user passwords have been compromised at LinkedIn. Here's what you can learn from the attack to help protect your own business.
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World IPv6 Launch Day: A Security Risk?

June 5, 2012
Make sure your network has visibility and controls for IPv6 in place before enabling the protocol by default, experts say.
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Windows Update Helped to Spread 'Flame' Malware

June 4, 2012
Bogus certificates were used to falsely certify that the malware was produced by Microsoft.
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Intrusion Deception: The 'Tar Trap' Approach to Web Application Security

June 1, 2012
Juniper's Mykonos Software goes on the offense with a novel approach against brute force authentication and directory traversal attacks.
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Understanding the Flame Malware

May 29, 2012
It's the largest and most complex piece of malware ever discovered. But Flame (aka Flamer and sKyWIper) does not appear to pose a significant immediate risk to U.S. companies.
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Intel Launches Cloud SSO Service

May 23, 2012
New Identity-as-a-Service offering leverages Salesforce.com.
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Secure by Design: The Future of IT Security?

May 17, 2012
A startup called Bromium is taking on the challenge of Byzantine Fault Tolerance: Making computer systems that are dependable and secure by design.
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Intel Launches New Generation of Secure Processors

May 16, 2012
Security gets embedded in the latest generation of vPro chips, as Intel continues to drive McAfee technologies into the hardware layer.
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Multi-Tenant Public Clouds: Security Risk or FUD?

May 14, 2012
Cloud provider Rackspace seeks to dispel the myth that multi-tenancy makes public clouds an inherent security risk.
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How Hackers Become Millionaires and How To Stop Them

May 11, 2012
Here's a hint: Cybercrime has a lot in common with multi-level marketing schemes.
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Microsoft Issues 23 Fixes In Big Patch Tuesday Release

May 8, 2012
Jumbo patch set fixes "Sons of Duqu" vulnerabilities across the Microsoft code base.
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The Changing Role of the CISO

May 3, 2012
Some Chief Information Security Officers enjoy much greater strategic influence within their companies, according to new research.
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