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  • September 30, 2003 30 Sep'03

    Quick Takes: Trend Micro supports Domino 6.5

    Content security vendor Trend Micro announced support for Domino 6.5, leading off this edition of Quick Takes. Also included are items from TruLogica, Executive Software, Sygate Technologies and ActivCard.

  • August 07, 2003 07 Aug'03

    Say goodbye to 'hello'

    A new study is arguing that the end of life is nearing for more formal greetings and that the uber-casual language used in electronic communication is taking over.

  • July 24, 2003 24 Jul'03

    Users want to can spam with national registry

    A new study shows that people want the government to deal with spam the same way it's dealing with annoying telemarketing calls.

  • July 23, 2003 23 Jul'03

    Could a 'do not spam' list really stop spammers?

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has proposed a "do not spam" list to combat the waves of spam flooding inboxes every day. One privacy experts explains how the list would work, while a spammer attempts to toss a bucket of cold water on the whole idea.

  • July 16, 2003 16 Jul'03

    In the spammer's lair

    Meet the "Cajun Spammer," a man who sends up to 100 million unsolicited e-mails a day. Learn his motivations and methods, and find out whether spam madness will ever subside.

  • July 14, 2003 14 Jul'03

    Hoaxes, fraud threaten viability of e-mail

    A recent scam against Best Buy customers has put another dent in the confidence enterprises and customers have in using e-mail to conduct business.

  • June 02, 2003 02 Jun'03

    E-mail worm poses as Bill Gates

    A rapidly spreading variant of the Sobig worm, under the guise of an e-mail from Bill Gates, hit inboxes this weekend. The worm has been upgraded by most antivirus companies.

  • April 22, 2003 22 Apr'03

    Quick Takes: Antivirus upgrade for Exchange, Notes/Domino messaging

    Sophos announced an upgrade to its MailMonitor software for Exchange 2000 and Lotus Notes/Domino servers, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.

  • March 31, 2003 31 Mar'03

    Another vulnerability found in Sendmail

    A serious buffer-overflow vulnerability in Sendmail, one of the most popular mail transfer agents, has been discovered.

  • March 28, 2003 28 Mar'03

    Researcher chews fat on spam and security

    Spam is one of the hottest IT issues. Who hasn't received e-mail solicitations for Viagra and mortgage-reduction plans? A new research group under the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is working to address the issue of unwanted e-mail. ...

  • March 05, 2003 05 Mar'03

    Public exploit available for Sendmail flaw

    A Polish research group has posted exploit code and analysis to BugTraq for the serious Sendmail buffer overflow vulnerability that was announced Tuesday.

  • December 16, 2002 16 Dec'02

    Quick Takes: E-mail scanner certified for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

    Marshal Software's MailMarshal SMTP has been certified for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.

  • November 26, 2002 26 Nov'02

    Quick Takes: Products keep enterprises safe from malicious e-mail

    Singlefin recently launched its new e-mail product that blocks unwanted messages and stores them offsite, protecting network efficiency. This item leads off this edition of Quick Takes.

  • October 10, 2002 10 Oct'02

    Sendmail security breach serves as warning about downloads

    Enterprises need to be vigilant when downloading open-source software and verify its integrity before exposing their data and networks to malicious code.

  • August 27, 2002 27 Aug'02

    Quick Takes: Sensitive information on a portable memory key

    Quick Takes: Sensitive information on a portable memory key