• November 15, 2005 15 Nov'05

    Sony rootkit uninstaller causes bigger threat

    Princeton researchers say a security hole that appears when users try to remove Sony's copy protection software presents an even greater risk than the original rootkit.  Continue Reading

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    The CISO's newest duty: bailiff

    At the CSI 32nd annual Computer Security Conference, CISOs say compliance is becoming more burdensome as they must often ensure executives stay out of trouble.  Continue Reading

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    IPsec-related flaw could yield new round of attacks

    Attackers could exploit a vulnerability in a security protocol widely used in VPNs to cause a denial of service or buffer overflows, or to launch malicious code.  Continue Reading

  • November 11, 2005 11 Nov'05

    Security Bytes: FTC cracks down on alleged spyware distributors

    Patches fix serious RealPlayer flaws, IM malcode launches phishing attacks; Microsoft warns of Macromedia Flash flaw; Liberty Alliance pushes stronger authentication; FEMA data security is in question; patches fix Veritas flaws and TransUnion ...  Continue Reading

  • November 10, 2005 10 Nov'05

    Trojans target Sony DRM and Windows

    Security researchers track two new Trojan horses. One exploits the Sony DRM program. The other could possibly take aim at the Windows flaw Microsoft patched this week.  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Firewall Builder (Fwbuilder)

    Firewall Builder, also called Fwbuilder, is a vendor-neutral configuration and management application for firewalls that is intended primarily for Linux and that supports the OpenBSD Packet Filter, Cisco PIX Series security devices, iptables, and ...  Continue Reading

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Mytob

    Mytob is a worm used by hackers to gather personal and financial information by phishing, a form of e-mail fraud where the perpetrator sends out legitimate-looking messages that appear to come from well-known and trustworthy Web sites. Since Mytob ...  Continue Reading

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