Security


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.

File Sharers Draw the Moral Line

Distributing copyright material, good. Hacking Web sites, bad.

Microsoft's Anti-Hacker Kit Receives New Tools

EMET 3.0 is now fully supported and available for download.

Adobe Realizes Not Patching Software Is Bad

Customers demand a change, Adobe obliges.

Microsoft Releases EMET 3.0 Security Tool for Windows

Microsoft today released its latest anti-exploit tool that's designed to add security for various software programs running on Windows systems.

Adobe Responds to Customer Complaints, Will Patch Older Software

Adobe is changing its mind about not offering security updates to older versions of its Creative Suite software.

10 Years of Trustworthy Computing: The Current State of Windows Security

A decade after launching its Trustworthy Computing initiative, Microsoft has come a long way but faces new challenges.

Microsoft Kicks Out Partner for Leak

Don't play by the rules, expect consequences.

PHP Scripting Flaw Shines Light on Other Flaws

Make sure your fix works before sending it out the door.

Installing Secure Password Procedures

Take a look at this list of common security mistakes many of you are still making.

PHP Scripting Flaws Leave Huge Number of Web Sites Open to Attack

Attackers have begun exploiting two separate flaws in the PHP scripting language found in a large majority of Web sites.

Microsoft Products Get 'Critical' RCE Fixes in May Security Patch

Microsoft's May security update arrived today with three bulletin items classified "critical" and four "important."

'Critical' Office Fix To Highlight May Security Update

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday offering this month will feature three "critical" and four "important" bulletin items that will target 23 vulnerabilities.

Spying On You Through Skype

Your IP address may be provided those you don't want to have it thanks to a vulnerability.

Virtual Hall Monitor

Avoid confusion by clearly stating your company's policy on employee online monitoring.

Playstation Network Hacker Enters Belly of the Beast

George Holtz is getting the VIP treatment by the company he caused problems for.

Proper Employee Monitoring: Best Practices for Doing It Right

Some companies demand that IT track Web use or go even deeper into user behavior. Here are some tips on how to do it right and what tools to use.

Q&A: RSA Chief Art Coviello on 10 Years of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing

In an interview with Redmond, Coviello recalls where Microsoft was a decade ago when it announced Trustworthy Computing and the progress it has made since.

10 Common IT Security Blunders (and How To Avoid Them)

While IT managers are trained early on to avoid obvious threats, many still fail to watch out for the basics. From password issues to excessive auditing to not using Group Policy, here's a list of 10 things to make sure your shop is taking care of.

Skype Flaw Discloses IP Addresses

A security vulnerability in Skype could allow someone to identify a targeted user's IP address, according to a posted exploit on Pastebin.

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