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Scientists prove one microkernel's security
A group of Australian computer scientists take a quarter century of man-years to perform a formal proof on 7,500 lines of code.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-17
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Apple patches Safari, DNS software
The consumer technology firm releases two software updates to fix six vulnerabilities in its browser and a single issue with the domain-name software included with Mac OS X.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-14
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Brazen botnet uses Twitter comm channel
A researcher finds a feed on the social network with encrypted commands used by a botnet to disseminate links to malicious software.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-14
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Microsoft patches ActiveX, Office flaws
The software giant releases nine patches to fix critical issues in its ActiveX controls, Office software, and Windows Media libraries.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-12
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Survey: More companies monitoring e-mail
Four out of ten companies employ staff to monitor or analyze e-mail content, according to one vendor study.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-11
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Twitter, Facebook fend off DoS attacks
The social-networking companies blame denial-of-service attacks, as users have trouble reaching the services.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-06
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Top U.S. cybersecurity aide resigns, report says
Melissa Hathaway, the acting cyber strategist for the Obama administration, has dropped out of the running for the nation's top cybersecurity post.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-04
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Apple patches iPhone SMS vulnerability
The consumer technology firm patches a critical iPhone flaw that could have allowed attackers to execute code just by sending a specially-crafted text message.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-04
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Defense deputy calls for identity chief
To secure the Internet in the future, anonymity has to be "driven out," says the top information-security officer at the U.S. Department of Defense.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-08-01
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Nmap gets a major upgrade
Fyodor announces the release of the latest version of the popular network-exploration and security-auditing tool on Thursday, improving performance and adding several new features.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-07-17
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