Network Security - Article Archives - Page 256

Using Neural Networks To Beat Hackers

December 27, 2002 |
By combining the behavioral and computer sciences, a Washington-based startup believes it has created the ultimate anti-hacker system.
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White House Scrambles to Defuse Privacy Concerns

December 23, 2002 |
Bush's cybersecurity advisor Richard Clarke claims the proposed Internet monitoring system would be used only to track highly aggregated information on the overall health of the Internet.
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    Buffer Overruns Found in Real's Helix Server

    December 23, 2002 |
    Three security flaws found in RealNetworks new Helix Universal Server 9.0 are remedied.
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    Study: Homeland Security to Spur Biometrics Growth

    December 19, 2002 |
    Research shows that government spending to integrate biometrics into border monitoring systems will push heady growth in the burgeoning sector.
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    Windows XP, Winamp Security Flaws Patched

    December 19, 2002 |
    Beware the latest hacking tools: MP3 and WMA digital music files.
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    CERT Warns of SSH Vulnerabilities

    December 17, 2002 |
    In severe cases, CERT warned that remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Secure Shell process.
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    Cobalt RaQ 4 Security Flaw Detected

    December 12, 2002 |
    An exploit of this vulnerability is publicly available and affected server admins are urged to immediately apply fixes.
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    Security: Batten Down the Hatches and Troll for Gotchas

    December 11, 2002 |
    Between telnet and Google, there's a lot you can learn about just how secure your organization's systems are. Carla Schroder covers some obscure gotchas you might want to fix, or at least show to your boss.
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    VeriSign Intros WS-Security Implementation, Toolkit

    December 11, 2002 |
    VeriSign unveils a free open source implementation and an integration toolkit to help companies add authentication, digital signatures, and encryption to their Web services.
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    W3C Proposes XML Encryption, Decryption Specs

    December 10, 2002 |
    UPDATE: W3C issues proposals to standardize XML encryption and decryption, both vital to Web services security.
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    Sklyarov Takes Stand as ElcomSoft Begins Defense

    December 10, 2002 |
    Programmer says he knew program to bypass Adobe's eBooks encryption code might be illegal in U.S.
  • Sklyarov Admits to Targeting PDF Weaknesses
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    FCC Panel Weighs Security Practices

    December 09, 2002 |
    Representatives from telecom, cable, wireless, satellite and ISP industries review measures to protect nation's communications services from attack.
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    Microsoft Introduces New IE, Outlook Fixes

    December 05, 2002 |
    The software concern, after promising to cut back on the info relayed in its security warnings, issues a patch for a moderate IE flaw, as well as one for an Outlook vulnerability.
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    Security Spending Bucks Downward Trend

    December 04, 2002 |
    Despite a continued slow down in IT spending, a new study shows that network security spending is on the rise -- even cutting a large chunk out of the overall IT budget.
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    ISS Goes Public with Disclosure Policy

    December 03, 2002 |
    In the face of public criticisms over its handling of software security alerts, Internet Security Systems (ISS) goes public with its vulnerability disclosure guidelines.
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    Bugbear, Klez Continue to Infect Networks

    December 03, 2002 |
    Two new viruses raise their ugly heads while two known culprits top November's virus charts.
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    E-Commerce and the Warm Fuzzies

    December 03, 2002 |
    A virtual credit card number company cites a study showing that consumers spend a good deal more online when security concerns are allayed.
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    CERT Warns of Solaris Font Flaw

    November 27, 2002 |
    Sun confirms the security flaw in its X Window Font System offered a workaround until a comprehensive patch can be issued.
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    Open Source: The New Security Problem Child?

    November 27, 2002 |
    Move over Microsoft, there's a new security punching bag in town: open source software.
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    A Holey Reality

    November 26, 2002 |
    RealNetworks issues a patch for potentially serious security flaws in its flagship RealOne media player.
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