Security


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.

Was the Flame Malware Spread Microsoft's Fault?

Unauthentic certificates are to blame.

Change Your LinkedIn Passwords. Now.

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

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.

Stuxnet Reportedly Sourced to Israel and the U.S.

News emerged today that speculation about Stuxnet having been created by either the United States or Israel to attack Iran's nuclear capabilities might have been true.

The Cost of Keeping Windows XP

Is running an older OS really more expensive than migrating to a new version?

Employee Social Network Monitoring On the Rise

Are you watching others watch Facebook?

Researchers Identify 'Most Sophisticated Cyber Weapon Yet'

Hundreds of computers located in the Middle East have been infected by a highly complex virus called "Flame," according to security researchers at Kaspersky Lab.

10 Years of Secure Microsoft Software, Annoying Patch Tuesdays

Trustworthy Computing has become the industry standard for software security.

Infection Rate for Vista On the Rise

If you are running Vista SP1, you may be in danger.

Gartner: Get Off Windows XP by 2013

Most IT pros have thought about moving away from the venerable Windows XP operating system, but the ones that haven't are "really, really late," according to Gartner Inc.

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