• May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    A snapshot of the Chinese hacking scene

    Symantec has put out a new report that takes an interesting look at the Chinese hacking scene. In recent years, Symantec noted in an emailed summary of the report, China has become a focal point in ...  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    A sad experiment

    Security professional Didier Stevens figured it would be a hoot running an experiment to see how many people would willingly click on a URL promising to infect their PC. So he ran this ad on ...  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    Experts doubt Russian government launched DDoS attacks

    Distributed denial-of-service attacks against Estonian computer systems probably originated from smaller groups in control of botnets rather than the Russian government, experts say.  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    Scrapping Patch Tuesday a bad idea, say bloggers

    This week in Security Blog Log, IT pros scoff at the notion that Patch Tuesday should be scrapped in favor of a quicker, more frequent security update process.  Continue Reading

  • May 18, 2007 18 May'07

    ClamAV clamps down on e-mail security

    In this monthly Downloads column, contributing editor Scott Sidel examines Clam AntiVirus, an open source antivirus toolkit for Unix, specializing in email scanning on mail gateways.  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Lawyer Time

    IT folks better be ready to spend a lot of time with lawyers if their company is sued, an attorney told IT executives Wednesday in Palo Alto. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended in ...  Continue Reading

  • May 17, 2007 17 May'07

    Podcast: Penetration testing

    In this week's Security Wire Weekly podcast, SearchSecurity.com's Bill Brenner had a great interview with Core Security's Ivan Arce about the pros and cons of penetration testing. Arce also talks ...  Continue Reading