Some New Year's Security Resolutions Can Also Be Security Solutions
Meet the New Year's security challenges -- same as the old year's security challenges in many ways. And of all of them -- vulnerabilities, cybercrime, flawed old technologies, powerful new technologies, human nature, it's that last that's the most easily addressable. And probably the least addressed.
Privacy Goes Public
While end users remain confused about online privacy issues, enterprises - and vendors - now make it their business
'Bah Humbug' Social Networking
Snubster, Enemybook, and Hatebook launch new wave of social nets that parody and rebel against 'phony' online relationships
Need For Security Looming Larger In 2008
Hey, great news! Everyone's finally starting to take data security seriously. It only took what, countless thefts, misplaced laptops, unprotected networks, greedy employees, a lack of policies, and the threats of massive and costly legalities to get us all on board?
New Malware Steals Legitimate Ads
Anti-virus software supplier BitDefender discovered a new Trojan , which hijacks Google text advertisements and replaces them with ads from a different provider. The malware, which BitDefender dubbed Trojan.Qhost.WU, modifies a computers' Hosts file (a local storage for domain name /IP address mappings, which is consulted before
Putting Up Your Cyber Defenses
It's time to start thinking about protecting your systems - and your employees - in the event of attacks from foreign entities
Hacking a New DNS Attack
DNS expert disputes Georgia Tech and Google research that points to malicious deployment of certain types of DNS servers