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Hopes high for Windows 7 security
Experts hope that Microsoft's focus on making Windows security more friendly will help secure the operating system's users.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-23
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Rapid7 snaps up the Metasploit Project
The vulnerability management firm acquires the exploit framework project and hires the development team, including founder HD Moore.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-22
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ChoicePoint allows data breach, again
The consumer-data broker turns off a critical security measure, allowing unauthorized searches of its database and exposing 13,750 people to identity fraud, the Federal Trade Commission says.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-20
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Microsoft flaw sends Mozilla scrambling
The software giant plugs a critical vulnerability in a plug-in that it silently installed on Firefox users' systems in May.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-20
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Microsoft to give investigators free COFEE
The software giant plans to make the forensics toolkit available to all law enforcement to ease the collection of digital evidence at crime scenes.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-15
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Adobe to patch exploited Acrobat flaw
The company plans to fix a vulnerability currently being used to compromise computers in its forthcoming quarterly patch.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-12
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Phishing scam exposes Hotmail passwords
Microsoft warns users that thousands of customer credentials were exposed on a third-party site, apparently the result of a phishing campaign.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-06
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Spam gets meatier as attached files grow
The overall volume of bad bits transported across the Internet soars in 2009, as image spam and virus-laden e-mail messages become common.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-05
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Firefox feature looks to foil XSS attacks
Mozilla releases a preview version of its browser that implements Content Security Policy, a feature that could make scripting attacks more difficult.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-10-01
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Firms most often infected by smaller botnets
While the big botnets get the media attention, smaller collections of compromised PCs are more commonly found inside infected corporate networks.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-09-30
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