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VirusZoo aims for safe infections
A team of Web designers creates a virtual zoo, where the curious can infect a virtual system and get screenshots of the result.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-11
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Zeus botnet finds hold in Amazon cloud
The bot masters behind the network of compromised computers uses a virtual machine inside Amazon's Elastic Computing Cloud to send spam.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-11
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Microsoft, Adobe patch major flaws
Both companies release software updates: Microsoft to close 12 holes and Adobe to fix seven vulnerabilities.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-10
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Google pushes security with Public DNS
The search giant offers up its own domain-name resolvers to the public, a move that could help security, although privacy questions remain.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-04
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Northrop, colleges form cybersecurity group
The defense contractor teams with MIT, Carnegie Mellon and Purdue to research cybersecurity threats and develop defenses.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-02
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More attacks but fewer losses, survey finds
Respondents to the Computer Security Institute's latest survey claim less damage, despite massive jumps in reported malware infections, denial of service and financial fraud.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-12-01
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Anti-spam test finds more is better
Multiple spam-filtering engines increase the chance of blocking spam while decreasing the number of legitimate messages mistakenly blocked, one security-software tester finds.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-11-30
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Microsoft releases password attack data
The software giant releases data collected from an FTP-server honeypot, showing that attempts to guess passwords continue to focus on the low-hanging fruit.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-11-27
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Climatologists hot over e-mail hack
An unknown person leaks more than a decade of e-mail messages and some data belonging to a noted climatologist, adding fuel to the heated debate over climate change.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-11-23
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Firms fail to secure mobile, cloud data
Nearly half of all companies have failed to put sufficient resources toward securing their data and meeting compliance requirements, a survey finds.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-11-20
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