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Network Security - Article Archives - Page 260

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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    Disaster Recovery: A Preparation Checklist

    September 12, 2002 |
    For too many IT managers, the security fervor that erupted last fall has dissipated. But disaster recovery experts say a company's future literally can hinge on how well-prepared it is for a serious outage. Here are some recommendations for companies preparing for the worst.
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    ActiveX Flaw Bugs Apple's QuickTime

    September 11, 2002 |
    The vulnerability exists in the way the ActiveX component handles the 'pluginspage' field when parsed from a malicious remote or local HTML page.
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    Online Privacy at Odds with Security

    September 11, 2002 |
    FEATURE: While privacy groups make a First Amendment stand, IT companies are the ones walking a fine line between personal freedom and keeping a competitive edge.
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    I've Been Framed

    September 09, 2002 |
    New vulnerability discovered in IE could allow attackers to compromise your computer through a Web site's frames.
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    IM Security Risks Spark Workplace Monitoring Debate

    September 06, 2002 |
    With more and more U.S. workers using instant messaging in the office, security experts are debating whether IT managers should be monitoring the instant communications.
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    'Pretty Good' Isn't Good Enough

    September 06, 2002 |
    A new vulnerability in the omnipresent PGP encryption software could allow hackers to take over your computer.
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    Malicious Spam On The Rise

    September 05, 2002 |
    Email spam is rapidly becoming the 'Tool of Choice' for Internet fraud and identity theft.
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