Network Security - Article Archives - Page 258

SBC Creates Anti-Hacker Lab

November 04, 2002 |
With online security fears at an all-time high, the ISP launches the Internet Assurance and Security Center (IASC) to detect and neutralize hacker attacks.
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Holey Microsoft!

October 31, 2002 |
Redmond issues three security alerts to spackle holes in its Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, Windows 2000 platform and versions of the Internet Information Server.
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DoS Bug Found in Oracle9i App Server

October 29, 2002 |
Security consultants @stake has discovered a vulnerability in the Oracle9i Application Server that could lead to Denial of Service (DoS) scenarios.
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Mapping the Lack of Security

October 25, 2002 |
Look both ways when crossing the streets this week: the second WorldWide WarDrive is going on in major cities around the world as WLAN security activists drive around to expose the large number of unencrypted access points.
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Massive DDoS Attack Hit DNS Root Servers

October 23, 2002 |
The 'ping-flooding' attack interrupted Web traffic on nine of the 13 DNS root servers but experts dismissed the overall threat as 'minimal.'
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Another 9 Exploits Found in IE

October 22, 2002 |
A week after finding a serious flaw in Internet Explorer versions 5.5 and 6, GreyMagic found another vulnerability, this time in the browser's caching object script.
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Wireless Security Lessons To Learn

October 22, 2002 |
The world of wireless communications can learn much from the mistakes long made in the wired world, according to a corporate information security administrator and wireless security author.
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Web Vandalism on the Rise

October 22, 2002 |
The danger, according to the Web site tracking defacements around the world, is that hackers who have access to the Web page likely have access to a company's entire network.
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SQL Server Privilege Level Flaw Fixed

October 17, 2002 |
UPDATE: An intruder could use the flaw to elevate privilege levels and make unauthorized changes; Two other patches are issued for flaws in MS Word, MS Excel and Windows XP.
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Security Expert Gives Operating Systems Poor Security Grade

October 16, 2002 |
Recently, Purdue University Professor Gene Spafford gained attention in the Linux community for his disparaging remarks on the Linux operating system's security. LinuxPlanet's Robert McMillan recently interviewed the security expert for his take on the state of computer security today.
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Firm Reports New Internet Explorer Flaw

October 15, 2002 |
UPDATE: GreyMagic Software details an Internet Explorer browser flaw that lets attackers steal cookies from any site, forge content, read local files and execute arbitrary programs.
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Outlook Express Bug; MSN IM Worm Detected

October 11, 2002 |
Microsoft issues a fix for a flaw in the Outlook Express S/MIME parsing functions.
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CERT: Sendmail Hacked

October 09, 2002 |
Copies of the Sendmail source code have been hacked and now contain a Trojan horse.
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Hacker Book Author: Companies Too Stingy About Security

October 08, 2002 |
The author of a book on network security warns that most companies aren't spending enough money to adequately protect themselves and most IT administrators are out of control of their own networks.
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Privacy Groups Gun For Amazon...Again

October 08, 2002 |
Twelve state Attorneys General are being asked to force a change to e-commerce giant's controversial privacy policy.
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Free! Expert Help Fixing Your Top Security Problems

October 07, 2002 |
If an expert pointed to the top 20 security vulnerabilities in your network, then told you how to correct them in a manner that would cost you next to nothing, wouldn't you trip over yourself to take the advice?
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Apache Fixes Bugs in Server Upgrade

October 04, 2002 |
Fixes to three security vulnerabilities and several new features have been added to the latest release of the Apache HTTP Server.
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New List Of Network Dangers A Useful Tool

October 03, 2002 |
Security experts are hoping the just-released list of top network vulnerabilities will help corporate administrators besieged and overwhelmed by the weekly deluge of risks and vulnerabilities.
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Network Vulnerabilities Surge In Q3

October 03, 2002 |
There was a 65% increase in network vulnerabilities in the third quarter of this year compared to the same time last year, according to a new study from Internet Security Systems.
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'Critical' Windows Help, SQL Flaws Patched

October 03, 2002 |
Microsoft plugs 'critical' security holes in the Windows HTML Help facility and the SQL Server products.
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