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  • Blogging on corporate laptops is risky business

    Employees may think it's no big deal to do some blogging on a company laptop from home or the airport. But one security expert says the practice poses some serious risks. 

  • The trouble with Google hacking techniques

    Some IT security professionals say the threat posed by Google hacking techniques is overblown and that companies can easily avoid it with a layered security program. One skeptical expert is Ira Winkler, founder of the Internet Security Advisors Group... 

  • Hackers get free reign to develop techniques says Microsoft security chief

    A patchwork of laws in the United States and foreign apathy toward cyber crimes give attackers an advantage over law enforcement, said Microsoft's top security chief Scott Charney. 

  • Microsoft investigates DNS server flaw

    Attackers could exploit a DNS flaw in Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 and run malicious code on the system. A workaround is suggested until a patch is issued. 

  • Microsoft DNS server flaw called dangerous

    UPDATE: Microsoft said Sunday that attacks are still limited, but a proof of concept code to exploit the vulnerability is publicly available. 

  • Report warns of critical flaw in Web 2.0, AJAX

    Fortify Software warns in a new report that digital outlaws could use JavaScript to snatch data from Web 2.0 and AJAX-based applications if they're not properly secured. 

  • Microsoft releases patch for Windows ANI flaw

    Security companies are seeing massive attacks against the Windows ANI zero-day flaw, prompting Microsoft to rush out a fix a week before Patch Tuesday. 

  • FMC promises new business opportunities, security headaches

    Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) will help enterprises save money and boost productivity. First, though, they'll have to address security issues on an unprecedented scale. 

  • Symantec threat report under the microscope

    This week in Security Blog Log: Infosec professionals dissect Symantec's latest threat report and express a range of views in the blogosphere. 

  • Savvy hackers take the hardware approach

    Sophisticated hackers are finding ways to break into systems by exploiting security flaws in a computer's device drivers, physical memory and PCI cards. As Executive Editor Dennis Fisher explains, while enterprise software vendors ...