Network Security - Article Archives - Page 259

'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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Should You Hack Your Own Network?

October 03, 2002 |
Whether it's a hacker on the outside, or the Bugbear virus inside, your network is constantly being probed for vulnerabilities. If there are holes in your security, you should find them -- before the bad guys do.
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Washington to Host Open Source Security Summit

October 02, 2002 |
Gathering to examine critical enterprise security issues and open source solutions.
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Bugbear/Tanatos E-mail Worm Detected

October 01, 2002 |
A mass-mailing worm with keylogging and potentially dangerous backdoor capabilities is squirming in the wild.
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Possible PPTP Flaw Could Leave VPNs Open

September 27, 2002 |
A German security firm warns of a possible flaw in the PPTP service that secures VPNs in both Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
  • Industry Group to Pen Bug-Reporting Standards
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    New Industry Group to Pen Bug-Reporting Standards

    September 26, 2002 |
    An unlikely alliance of vendors and security consultancies aims to release draft guidelines early next year for handling newly discovered security flaws
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    Bush Seeks IT Security Advice

    September 26, 2002 |
    Representatives of Akamai, Symantec and Intel, among others, will serve on a new White House panel aimed at safeguarding government and commercial IT systems.
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    Critical Flaws Affront Microsoft's FrontPage

    September 26, 2002 |
    The software giant warns that a vulnerability in its FrontPage Extension Server could allow an attacker to crash your servers or run any code.
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    FTC Targets International Net Fraud

    September 25, 2002 |
    The Commission launches initiatives aimed at combating cross-border online consumer scams and fraud against military personnel.
  • The Great Credit Card Bazaar
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    Mixed Reviews For Bush Cybersecurity Draft Plan

    September 19, 2002 |
    Industry watchers are divided on whether the White House's cybersecurity plan has enough muscle to actually make the country's critical computer networks any safer against a potential terrorist attack.
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    Active Internet Content Dangerous - Report

    September 19, 2002 |

    Unauthorized instant messages, among other incursions, can be a sign of an Internet-delivered threat that's now greater than software viruses, according to Aberdeen Group.

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    Microsoft Virtual Machine Has Real Problem

    September 19, 2002 |
    Having Java applets running on Windows could allow an attacker to hijack your system.
  • Microsoft Critics Lambaste XP-SP1
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    Has AES Been Cracked?

    September 16, 2002 |
    Two researchers may have figured out an efficient way to crack the Advanced Encryption Standard but security experts say 'there's no cause for alarm yet.'
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    New Worm Slaps Linux-based Apache Web Servers

    September 16, 2002 |
    A fast-spreading worm that targets Linux-based Apache Web servers had security vendors and the CERT Coordination Center issuing dire warnings over the weekend that continued on Monday.
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    Mozilla Flaw Springs Privacy Leak

    September 16, 2002 |
    Researchers have found a flaw in Mozilla-based browsers that exposes the URL of the page a user is viewing to the Web server of the site visited last.
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    Worm Gives a Slap in the Face

    September 16, 2002 |
    Slapper worm takes off, infecting systems in over 100 countries over the weekend.
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    Security Firm: Outlook Express Can Be Used To Bypass Email Filters

    September 13, 2002 |
    Beyond Security's SecurITeam says it has discovered a way to use Microsoft's Outlook Express to email malicious code that may not be detected by common filtering techniques, including virus scanners, content filters and firewalls.
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    Will Users of Word 97 'Bug' Out?

    September 13, 2002 |
    Microsoft is looking to fix a long-standing 'bugging' vulnerability in Word, but if you're running Word 97, you may be out of luck.
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    SparkLIST Questions Highlight Web Security Woes

    September 13, 2002 |
    As the company and its customers investigate how spammers may have gotten e-mail addresses, mailers continue wrangling with larger issues.
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    Guarding Against WLAN Security Threats

    September 12, 2002 |
    Because they use radio waves, WLANs are vulnerable to security threats. Learn how to make your WLAN stand up against hackers and casual snoopers.
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