Security Bytes

August 2007

Emerging cyberattacks and threats

  • Windows users react as Vista SP1 comes, AutoPatcher goes

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 31 Aug 2007
  • This is a bittersweet kind of week for Windows administrators. On one hand, many are happy to see that Microsoft is readying the first service pack for Vista, a move that will push many more ...

  • attacks: Worse than first thought

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 30 Aug 2007
  • Early last week I wrote about some aggressive phishing attacks against users in which 1.6 million bank account records had been stolen. In an interview with Reuters, Monster Worldwide ...

  • WLID is in the wild

    David Schneier - R.I.S.C. Associates 17 Aug 2007
  • Microsoft has released to the public two SDKs for its Windows Live ID authentication technology, enabling third parties to use the system for their own applications. In case you missed it, Windows ...

  • Researcher unveils BotHunter

    Leigha Cardwell - TechTarget 09 Aug 2007
  • At the Usenix Security Symposium in Boston Thursday morning, researcher Guofei Gu from the Georgia Institute of Technology unveiled a new application IT security pros can use to blunt the threat of ...