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Windows 2000 ShellExecute API Hole Patched

July 03, 2003 |
Sysadmins should install Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 to avoid denial-of-service attacks.
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AirDefense Describes Lack of Client Security at Show

July 02, 2003 |
The 802.11 Planet Conference & Expo featured hundreds of Wi-Fi users on the show floor -- and many of them were wide open to outside attacks.
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Report: Many Companies Lack Wi-Fi Security

June 26, 2003 |
Rushing to go wireless, many enterprises overlook the need to safeguard their data, according to a Jupiter Research report released at 802.11 Planet Conference & Expo today.
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Employees Abusing Network Space Cause Legal Woes

June 18, 2003 |
Employees are misusing and wasting space on the corporate network. Storing email jokes, downloaded movies and pornography is not only sapping critical storage space, it's opening companies up to a litany of legal problems.
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"Hacking Exposed" Chat

June 17, 2003 |
Update: The 'go to' site for everything from removing grass stains to building beowulf clusters redently hosted a chat with the authors of 'Hacking Exposed'. Transcripts are available online.
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Microsoft Revs up Anti-Virus Assault

June 10, 2003 |
Redmond acquires an anti-virus software maker to help secure the Windows platform.
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Building Firewalls with iptables, Part 2

June 10, 2003 |
Exposing any system, no matter how briefly, to an untrusted network is suicidal. A firewall is absolutely vital, and fortunately, the Linux world offers an excellent free firewall utility in netfilter/iptables. Carla Schroder takes a deeper look at iptables with additional rules and scripts for basic firewalling and sharing Internet connections.
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Extreme Lessons In Computer Forensics

June 06, 2003 |
How should security pros go about preserving cyber-forensic evidence? The recent involvement of the security practice director at Extreme Logic as an expert witness in a computer forensics investigation holds some lessons.
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IE Object Tag Buffer Overflow Patched

June 04, 2003 |
Microsoft releases another cumulative patch to fix new 'critical' security holes in the world's most widely used Web browser.
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Problematic Windows XP Update Pulled

May 28, 2003 |
Microsoft withdrew a Windows XP software update after thousands of users complained the patch was blocking Internet connectivity.
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New Worm Cloaked in Microsoft Disguise

May 19, 2003 |
A new worm is rapidly spreading across the globe, disguised as an email from Microsoft's technical support department.
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Viruses Learn How to IM

May 16, 2003 |

The dark side of instant messaging bots.

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'Fizzer' Worm Squirms Across the Web

May 12, 2003 |
Anti-virus experts are monitoring a new mass-mailing worm spreading itself via e-mail address books and the Kazaa P2P network.
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Beware Those WMP Skins

May 07, 2003 |
Microsoft has issued a patch to fix a 'critical' flaw in the way 'skin' files are downloaded in some versions of its Windows Media Player (WMP).
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Microsoft Patches IE, Outlook Express Holes

April 23, 2003 |
Security holes in the world's most popular Web browser has put millions of surfers at the risk of attack; Outlook Express also contains a serious vulnerability.
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Apple Patches Flaws in Mac OS X

April 11, 2003 |
A security alert warns of 'extremely critical' security vulnerabilities and Apple urges users to upgrade to the new Mac OS X 10.2.5.
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Another Flaw Found in Microsoft VM

April 09, 2003 |
The virtual machine for the Win32 environment contains a 'critical' flaw that could allow remote code execution by attackers.
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Microsoft Tracing Windows Server Code Leak

April 08, 2003 |
Leak of a volume-licensing key allows for unlimited installations of the company's upcoming Windows Server operating system.
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Zero to 8,000 in 48 Hours

April 04, 2003 |
Most IT departments have the luxury of rolling out their wireless networks on a gradual basis. Stewart Seruya, chief security and network officer at the University of Miami, has two days. Here's a look at the three-step custom solution he devised.
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Microsoft Beefs Up Wi-Fi Security in XP

March 31, 2003 |
Microsoft releases a free XP download with support for Wi-Fi Protected Access, an alternative to the WEP protocol.
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