December 2004

  • 'Rollup' replaces SP5 for Windows 2000

    Microsoft plans to refresh the operating system in the middle of next year with a less formal collection of security and non-security updates than a full-fledged service pack.

  • Security Bytes: Lycos dishes it back to spammers

    On the malware front, a new version of Skulls goes after mobile phone users and two new, but less threatening worms work with HTML files in directories. Czech virus writer Benny disputes a police a...

  • Botnets target the enterprise warn experts

    Versatile and increasingly vicious bots will cause enterprises a lot of grief in 2005, security experts say.