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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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    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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    Online Fraud Growing in Scale, Sophistication

    December 05, 2002 |
    Fraud will cost online retailers about $500 million during this holiday season, according to a new study out by industry analyst giant Gartner, Inc.
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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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    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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    Identity Theft Case Called Largest Ever

    November 25, 2002 |
    The feds round up three people charged with stealing credit information and identities of more than 30,000 consumers.
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    Volunteers Wanted For IT National Guard

    November 25, 2002 |
    Looking to volunteer on behalf of your country's safety? The NET Guard bill is an effort to corral cutting edge tech assistance for the nation's emergency workers.
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    Holiday Fraud May Cost Nearly $300 Million

    November 22, 2002 |
    The stakes get bigger and both the good guys and the bad guys are escalating their efforts in the ongoing online battle between merchants and thieves.
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    Sept. 11 Lessons: Better Prepare For Direct Attacks

    November 21, 2002 |
    While the Internet proved itself resilient and an important communications resource on Sept. 11, a new report warns that ISPs and companies need to further prepare themselves to handle future emergencies.
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    Microsoft Fixes 'Critical' Flaw in MDAC

    November 20, 2002 |
    In rare strong language, Microsoft warns that the MDAC buffer overrun flaw 'is very serious' and urged the immediate application of patches.
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    Wireless LAN Security Assessments Steps

    November 20, 2002 |
    Ensure your wireless LAN complies with the latest security mechanisms. Learn the steps necessary for conducting a wireless LAN security assessment.
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    Deadline Nears for White House IT Security Plan

    November 18, 2002 |
    After two months of town hall meetings, White House's draft National Strategy for Securing Cyber Security will soon hit President Bush's desk.
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