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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: How Hackers Pick Their Victims

November 13, 2003 |
Are you an easy target? Delve into the factors that motivate an attacker to breach your network's security.
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Primary Response 2.0 Mimics Immune System to Prevent Intrusions

November 12, 2003 |
Sana Security's latest version of its host-based intrusion prevention system searches for vulnerabilities using an approach based on principles of the human immune system.
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FTC Blocks Pop-Up Spam 'Scam'

November 06, 2003 |
Agency obtains restraining order against San Diego firm exploiting vulnerability in Microsoft's Window Messenger.
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Microsoft Posts Bounties for Cyber Saboteurs

November 05, 2003 |
In collaboration with FBI and Secret Service, Redmond offers $500,000 rewards for instigators of MSBlast and Sobig.
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AOL, Microsoft Kill the Messenger

October 29, 2003 |
NetBIOS continues to pose spam and virus threats -- prompting the two giants to both adopt new policies.
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Linux Security: Tips from the Experts

October 29, 2003 |
Concerned about the security of your Linux environment or looking for ways to beef up your existing security? Two Linux security pros share tips to help you get up to speed on the latest Linux security advancements.
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Now Disabled on Your PC: Windows Messenger

October 29, 2003 |
The software giant takes proactive steps to staving off security headaches for users of Windows-based PCs by unilaterally disabling the Windows Messenger service and activating an XP-based firewall in its place.
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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: Trojan and Backdoor Myths

October 16, 2003 |
Think your anti-virus apps and firewalls provide you with total immunity to keyloggers and other nasty pieces of code? Think again.
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Diversity Not the Answer to Monoculture Computing

October 09, 2003 |
Is diversifying software and operating systems the only way to reduce security risk in a software 'monoculture'? Don't be lulled into such as easy answer, says a technology analyst.
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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: No Good Deed

October 02, 2003 |
As the old saying goes, no good deed goes unpunished. Such was the case of an alert computer user at a school's library.
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Is Linux Really More Secure Than Windows?

October 01, 2003 |
Evangelists on both sides of the Windows vs. Linux aisle would argue to the death that their operating system is inherently safer. But what's really going on?
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802.11 Hotspots Just the Start - More Wireless Management Scenarios on the Horizon

September 30, 2003 |
Enterprises and network administrators are starting to face an increasing number of new remote access and management scenarios beyond the ever-present need to secure corporate laptops at public hotspots.
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New Mail Filters for Macs, Older AOL Versions

September 30, 2003 |
Server side spam-blockers trickle out to members using older versions of the ISP's software.
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AntiOnline Security Spotlight: Linux a Hacker's Delight?

September 25, 2003 |
Sure, Microsoft seems to be suffering a relentless assault on Windows security. However, data suggests that Linux is becoming a hacker's paradise.
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Virus Poses as Microsoft Security Patch

September 19, 2003 |
ALERT: Microsoft never issues security patches via e-mail.
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Hackers Unleashing Code for Blaster Copycat

September 18, 2003 |
Virus writers are reportedly sharing code online that will help them break into computers and could lead to the creation of another Blaster-like worm, according to security experts.
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Warning Goes Out of New Worm Lurking Nearby

September 12, 2003 |
Security analysts say it's only a matter of time before a worm is released in the wild to attack users through the newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Windows.
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Linux Takes Brunt of Digital Attacks

September 11, 2003 |
Linux remains the most attacked online server operating system, according to a new report.
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Microsoft Fixes 'Critical' RPCSS Flaw

September 10, 2003 |
The latest patch supersedes the one issued to fix the security hole that led to the MSBlaster worm attacks.
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The ABC's of the Sobig Virus

September 10, 2003 |
Be prepared to deal with a new, more sophisticated Sobig variant, security experts warn.
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