Security Bytes

January 2008

  • Green security?

    Marcia Savage - Editor 10 Jan 2008
  • These days, "green" is being used to market everything from cars and light bulbs to cleaning products. Now security vendors are jumping on the bandwagon to promote their products as good for the ...

  • Former CA security exec Ron Moritz joins Microsoft’s Forefront team

    David Schneier - R.I.S.C. Associates 10 Jan 2008
  • Microsoft, continuing its quest to become the New York Yankees of security by amassing the best free-agent talent available, recently signed up another heavy hitter: Ron Moritz, the former head of ...

  • Storm goes phishing

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 10 Jan 2008
  • The Storm Trojan and related botnets have become so huge and prolific in its social engineering tricks that it's almost becoming easy to overlook some of what it is up to. The file on this one is ...

  • McAfee glitch leads to false detections

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 03 Jan 2008
  • A reader emailed us yesterday warning that a link in our Dec. 20, 2007 Security Wire Perspectives email newsletter points to a page containing an exploit script. We puzzled over this one yesterday ...