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Firms atwitter over social-net threats
Security firms warn that a variety of attackers — from phishers to rogue security applications — are now using social-network applications, such as Twitter and Facebook, to spread.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-23
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Microsoft's launches free AV offering
The company plans to allow a limited number of users to download the beta version of it Security Essentials software, which will protect against viruses and rootkits.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-23
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Security-software market shrugs off economy
Worldwide revenue for security software grew at a double-digit rate in 2008 and, despite slowing economy, will continue to grow this year, Gartner analysts say.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-22
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Not all apps equal in Iranian filtering
An analysis of the traffic patterns coming out of Iran's national Internet provider shows that the country has severely curtailed SSH, Flash and Bittorrent communications.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-19
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Looking back: GhostNet dismantled in a day
Investigators took 10 months to investigate the surveillance network; once the gig was up, its creators took the botnet offline in about a day, says one researcher.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-18
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Coming to terms with cyber warfare
The first step to waging war on the Internet is figuring out a working definition, say experts at NATO's cyber warfare think tank.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-17
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MSFT, Adobe and Apple patch together
The three software companies issue major patches, fixing 31 vulnerabilities in Microsoft's operating system and applications, more than a dozen issues in Adobe, and over 50 serious flaws in Apple's Safari browser.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-10
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Data shows Grumblar still threatens
A Web security firms finds that the drive-by-download threat compromised more than 80,000 Web sites by late May.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-08
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Microsoft warns of DirectX attacks
The software giant is working to create a patch for vulnerability that exposes Windows 2000 and XP to attack.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-03
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U.S. issues revised e-voting standards
The National Institute of Standards and Technology hopes to address security issues by adding better accuracy and reliability testing and more rules to ease the auditing of paper trails.
By: Robert Lemos 2009-06-01
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