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  • August 19, 2008 19 Aug'08

    Judge tosses gag order against MIT students

    Every once in a while things work the way should. Not often, but sometimes. Tuesday was one of those times, when a federal judge in Boston threw out the gag order that had prevented three MIT ...

  • August 13, 2008 13 Aug'08

    Russian cyberwar! Yes, no, maybe so?

    The specter of cyber-warfare has been looming over the Internet since its earliest days. Once people figured out that they could send malicious traffic to remote computers, it was only a matter of ...

  • August 12, 2008 12 Aug'08

    Software security is all grown up (or at least walking on its own)

    The software security sector has become one of the more crowded and diverse markets in recent years as vendors with application scanners, static-analysis tools, pen testing teams and hordes of ...

  • August 07, 2008 07 Aug'08

    Vista functionality still wins over security

    A researcher renowned for tinkering with Active X controls tossed a pail of ice water today at Black Hat on the security-first marketing associated with Vista. Su Yong Kim demonstrated how ...

  • August 04, 2008 04 Aug'08

    Juniper Networks announces new UAC

    Network infrastructure vendors can help differentiate themselves in the security market with tight integration of their network and security products. Managing my firewalls, intrusion ...

  • July 31, 2008 31 Jul'08

    California elections official wins over techies

    California Secretary of State Debra Bowen spoke to an appreciative crowd at the USENIX Security Symposium this week in San Jose. The state's top elections official earned a long round of applause ...

  • July 29, 2008 29 Jul'08

    Symantec upgrades NAC with better guest user integration

    The latest upgrade to Symantec Network Access Control (SNAC) significantly improves management of guest users, a prime driver in the NAC market and not a strong suit for Symantec Corp. until now. ...

  • July 24, 2008 24 Jul'08

    HIPAA violations cost Seattle health care provider

    Interesting news on the HIPAA front. Seattle-based Providence Health & Services has agreed to a settlement over HIPAA security and privacy violations, the U.S. Department of Health and Human ...

  • July 18, 2008 18 Jul'08

    Intel & Symantec tout app virtualization

    Intel Corp. and Symantec Corp. executives touted the benefits of application virtualization in a roundtable discussion with reporters Thursday in San Francisco. Virtualization at the application ...

  • July 16, 2008 16 Jul'08

    SQL injection infects more high profile websites

    San Jose, Calif.-based Finjan Software Inc. has documented more than 1,000 unique websites falling victim to SQL injection attacks in the first two weeks of July. Ayelet Heyman, a Finjan security ...

  • July 08, 2008 08 Jul'08

    Mozilla aims for Firefox security metrics

    Mozilla is working to develop metrics to measure the security of Firefox. The company has partnered with security researcher Rich Mogull on the project. "We are trying to develop a model that goes ...

  • July 07, 2008 07 Jul'08

    Verisign names new CEO

    VeriSign CEO Bill Roper announced his resignation late last week. He served in the position for only a year. Roper was replaced by company founder and chairman, Jim Bidzos. In a statement, VeriSign ...

  • July 03, 2008 03 Jul'08

    Barracuda countersues Trend Micro

    Barracuda Networks said Wednesday that it's filed a countersuit against Trend Micro, which filed patent infringement charges against the company with the U.S. International Trade Commission last ...

  • July 02, 2008 02 Jul'08

    Sourcefire rejects Barracuda again

    Barracuda Networks hasn't quit its quest to acquire Sourcefire. The maker of email and Web security appliances on June 9 increased its bid to $8.25 per share, up from $7.50 per share in its May 27 ...

  • July 02, 2008 02 Jul'08

    Google releases Ratproxy security assessment tool

    Google is continuing its incursion into the security world with the release of its passive Web application security assessment tool, Ratproxy. The tool differs from most of the other Web ...