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Software flaws, delayed patching reign so far this year

Software flaws, delayed patching reign so far this year

2010 is on pace to become a record-setting year for software vulnerabilities.
Jul 14 2010 12:31PM
Engineers Australia launches competition for inventors

Engineers Australia launches competition for inventors

Innovators face new challenges.
Feb 25 2010 3:34PM
Microsoft-Yahoo: The story so far

Microsoft-Yahoo: The story so far

Last week's twist in the Microsoft-Yahoo soap opera has seen special guest Google entering the scene again after an absence of a few months.
Jun 16 2008 9:14AM
Is Harry Potter dead? A flash drive worm says so

Is Harry Potter dead? A flash drive worm says so

Harry Potter, the boy wizard whose adventures have sold millions of books and box office tickets, is dead — at least according to malware writers.
Jul 2 2007 10:08AM
Silver surfers not so tech-savvy

Silver surfers not so tech-savvy

Can't download, won't download.
Dec 6 2006 8:57AM
Vista so secure it 'doesn't need antivirus'

Vista so secure it 'doesn't need antivirus'

Microsoft co-president Jim Allchin has stated that Windows Vista's new security features are so strong that antivirus software is no longer necessary.
Nov 13 2006 10:02AM
Opinion: Consultant's view - Obfuscating scripts - Not so pure on

Opinion: Consultant's view - Obfuscating scripts - Not so pure on

Some scripting languages can now smuggle attacks past your traditional defences, warns Gunter Ollmann.
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Opinion: Consultant's view - Obfuscating scripts - Not so pure on

Opinion: Consultant's view - Obfuscating scripts - Not so pure on

Some scripting languages can now smuggle attacks past your traditional defences, warns Gunter Ollmann.
Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
IT folk aren't nearly so shy

IT folk aren't nearly so shy

Security commentators, myself included, regularly comment on the security patching cycle and the problems associated with it. What we tend not to do, though, is comment on the ‘patching' problem for physical security systems.
Jul 12 2006 3:39PM
We can’t be quite so open any more

We can’t be quite so open any more

a recent article about the growing fear of identity theft reminded me of a recent incident involving one of my colleagues, a hospital doctor. Let’s call him John Smith, and his workplace Greater Manchester Hospital.
Feb 10 2006 5:02PM
So what's in store for you this year?

So what's in store for you this year?

Spam, trojans, keyloggers and every variety of virus are on the increase, making life harder for information security professionals. René Millman assesses the scale of this onslaught
Feb 10 2006 4:25PM
Sober a dud - so far

Sober a dud - so far

Hours after Sober's planned reactivation date had passed, there was no activity by the virus, security firms said Friday.
Jan 6 2006 8:57PM
So much stolen data, so little time

So much stolen data, so little time

Data breaches have, so far, been rarely used for financial fraud, a new study on recent incidents has shown.
Dec 12 2005 9:49PM
So far, it’s a very bad year

So far, it’s a very bad year

The relentless stream of data security breaches is putting pressure on Congress to beef up consumer privacy protection.
Jul 1 2005 3:16PM
You can’t stop IM so learn to love it

You can’t stop IM so learn to love it

Instant messaging is the future, says Jim Carr, and there is a world of possibility waiting out there. But there is risk as well as benefit, and it must be faced
May 12 2005 4:36PM
CMA needs teeth so that it can bite email fraudsters

CMA needs teeth so that it can bite email fraudsters

As we well know, the provenance of an email message can't be trusted. Sadly, the general internet-hooked public had only been made aware of this recently, as a result of two developments.
Feb 22 2005 5:00PM
So, friend or foe? ID management and access control

So, friend or foe? ID management and access control

Companies need to rationalize their access policies if they are to comply with the new regulations, as Charles Hayhoe explains
Feb 21 2005 5:14PM
Phishing losses not so large

Phishing losses not so large

Jan 14 2005 5:02PM
Spammers are a pain and so is not backing up

Spammers are a pain and so is not backing up

Jan 11 2005 12:29PM
So are these first signs of an IT user fightback?

So are these first signs of an IT user fightback?

Dec 7 2004 10:36AM

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