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Gov't Rolls Out Cyber Alert System

January 28, 2004 |
The federal government's cyber security division unveils a new unit to serve as a clearinghouse of data on malicious hacking and virus threats against computer systems.
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'Bagle' Virus Threat Upgraded

January 20, 2004 |
New e-mail virus includes a backdoor component which could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on infected systems.
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Windows Patch Management, Introduction

January 15, 2004 |
Advancements in patch management have made it easier to keep Windows environments secure. We kick off our Windows Patch Management series with some recent history about patch-related technologies and an overview of general patch management concepts.
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Microsoft Issues 3 Patches; IE Fix Delayed

January 13, 2004 |
UPDATE: First major patch of the year includes three big fixes, but five 'extremely critical' holes in Internet Explorer are pending.
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Exploring Windows 2003 Security: IP Security

January 09, 2004 |
Tutorial: Discover the improvements made to IPSec on Windows Server 2003 and get caught up with a general overview of the technology.
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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: The Evils of Default Security

January 08, 2004 |
Are 'hardened by default' systems lulling computer users into a false sense of security?
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Blaster Worm Still Active; Removal Tool Released

January 07, 2004 |
Tardy home users with unpatched systems are the main culprits.
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Microsoft Responds to Latest IM Worm

January 05, 2004 |

Following the latest public instant messaging security woe, Redmond cautions continued vigilance.

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Report: Web Services, ID Management Key to Apps Security

January 05, 2004 |
Federated identity management will become a core of the application and network platform, according to a new report.
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MSN Messenger Worm Making Rounds

January 02, 2004 |
Jitux.A worm uses the popular IM network to spread itself.
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Some Microsoft IE Digital Certificates Near Expiration

December 31, 2003 |
Is the discovery a harmless oversight or a sign that browser development and security are not high priorities in Redmond?
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More Wi-Fi Means More Attacks

December 22, 2003 |
The monitoring of the air at the Wi-Fi Planet Conference revealed fewer security attacks over all, but far more than before that were successful.
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(Sober) Mutant Starts to Squirm

December 22, 2003 |
Mass-mailing worm comes with a German flavor and puts new PC users at higher risk.
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Open Source IE Patch Has a Glitch

December 19, 2003 |
OpenWares issues its own fix, and a faulty one at that, for a URL-spoofing vulnerability in Microsoft's browser.
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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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Microsoft's Patching Conundrum

December 11, 2003 |
Details of two potentially serious IE browser flaws have been disclosed ahead of the availability of patches.
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Exploring Windows 2003 Security: RRAS and IAS

December 03, 2003 |
We expand our overview of IPSec in Windows Server 2003 with an examination of the security-related enhancements made in Routing and Remote Access Service and Internet Authentication Service. Our focus includes Network Access Quarantine, NetBIOS-related enhancements, and EAP-TLS improvements in Windows Server 2003.
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Putting Spyware on the Hook

November 20, 2003 |
Preparing for an FTC suit, an Internet privacy organization launches an online action to collect histories of spyware gone wrong.
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Exploring Windows 2003 Security: IP Security

November 17, 2003 |
We detail the improvements made to IPSec on Windows Server 2003 as well as offer a general overview of the technology.
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