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Microsoft Updates Security Threat System

January 15, 2003 |
In an attempt to help users identify the most serious threats to their networks, Microsoft Corp. has added another category to its security rating system.
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Spammer Exposes Customer Data

January 15, 2003 |
A seller of pirated Norton software, who inundates the Net with spam touting his cheap prices, leaves open a back door to buyers' personal information -- and officials say it happens all the time.
  • Special Report: Frauds, Scams and the Flimflam-Man
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    Open Source Group Issues Top Ten Web Vulnerabilities

    January 13, 2003 |
    New report says many government and private sector security flaws are 'surprisingly common' and can be exploited by unsophisticated hackers.
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    The Basics of Linux Network Security

    January 10, 2003 |
    The pervasiveness of the Internet has led to more opportunities for your company's servers to be attacked from without. Part-time Linux admins, never fear. Our updated network security basics document will get you well on your way to locking down your system.
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    Report: Internet Security Threats Will Get Worse

    January 08, 2003 |
    A new Internet risk assessment report paints a grim picture of the state of Internet security and warns of persistent threats to come from new forms of mass-mailing worms.
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    White House Leaks New Cyber Security Plan

    January 07, 2003 |
    In its latest trial balloon, Bush Administration reportedly is seeking to further water down plan to secure nation's computer networks from terrorist attacks.
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    Encryption Trade Secret Bust Nets College Student

    January 02, 2003 |
    FBI claims 19-year-old University of Chicago student leaked sensitive DirecTV anti-piracy technology to hacker sites.
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    Threat Upgraded as Yaha Worm Spreads

    January 02, 2003 |
    Hanging on through the new Year, the threat of the Yaha computer virus has been upgraded.
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    SSH Putty Exploit Code Posted

    January 02, 2003 |
    A research firm posts exploit code for potentially serious flaws in implementations of SSH on the BugTraq mailing list.
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    High Court Grants Hollywood's Christmas Wish

    December 31, 2002 |
    Justice O'Connor issues temporary stay in jurisdictional wrangling over where programmer who allegedly posted code to de-scramble DVD encryption can be sued.
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    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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    S.C. Opens Nation's First Cyber Crime Center

    December 27, 2002 |
    Working with FBI and other federal agencies, facility will investigate Internet fraud, child pornography and denial of service crimes.
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    2002 Marked by Sophisticated Attacks

    December 26, 2002 |
    The year 2002 has been characterized by new types of security threats -- more sophisticated and potentially dangerous threats.
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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.
  • Bush to Propose Internet Monitoring System
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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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    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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    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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