Security


Are You Ready for the Always-On VPN?

Many organizations are slowly phasing out the traditional and clunky IPSec VPN for newer SSL VPNs. Here's the pros and cons.

Stuxnet Powers Down

Self destruct sequence initiated.

Zeus-Inspired Malware Targeting Cloud-Based Banking Transactions

Hackers have implemented a sophisticated malware variant to siphon large amounts of money from businesses conducting online transactions.

Facebook Smartly Pulls Tracking App

A somewhat good idea receives a terrible execution.

Hackers' Lives Made Easier Thanks to the Cloud

A cloud-based server means a hacker can get to it from any location.

Hacker Apparently Lied About Massive Bank Breaches

If you lie on the Internet, expect to be called out quickly.

Hacker Takes Credit for Bank Customer Data Dump

A hacker by the name of "Reckz0r" has claimed responsibility for breaching over 70 banks and releasing account details of over 1,700 customers online.

Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 Now Available

Microsoft released Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 today.

Microsoft's Intune Beefs Up Cloud, Mobile Integration

Intune 3.0 is now available for download.

RCE Fixes Win the Attention of June's Microsoft Patch

Four of the seven bulletins address RCE flaws.

MySQL Databases Let Loose User Passwords

Hackers could access your database in seconds.

Internet Explorer RCE Fix Highlights June's Security Update

Microsoft released its June patch today, which includes three "critical" security items and four "important" bulletins.

MySQL Databases Subject to Password Verification Flaw

The flaw, reported this week, could allow an incorrect password to be verified as correct due to an error in the token calculation, according to Sergei Golubchik, security coordinator for MariaDB, in a posted statement.

Cloud Benefits 101: Provisioning and Encrypted Storage

Beyond the flexibility and costs savings of cloud computing are certain tactical advantages like automated provisioning and encrypted storage. This quick primer by cloud security expert Vic Winkler will give you the pros and cons of each.

Microsoft's June Security Patch To Deliver 3 Critical Windows Fixes

Microsoft's monthly security update will be arriving this Tuesday.

LinkedIn, eHarmony User Passwords Compromised

Hackers recently raided the LinkedIn and eHarmony Web sites and published user password information, software security researchers said this week.

Cyber Warfare Is Out in the Open

Stuxnet was reportedly created by the U.S. and Israel.

Change Your LinkedIn Passwords. Now.

And your eHarmony password accounts, while you're at it.

Was the Flame Malware Spread Microsoft's Fault?

Unauthentic certificates are to blame.

Security Advisory: Flame Spread Due to Fake Microsoft Security Certificates

Microsoft issued a security advisory this week about the Flame virus, which is using unauthentic certificates from the company to trick antivirus programs.

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