Conficker a year later is a

It’s been about a year since Conficker/Downadup hit in 2009, and although the threat didn’t turn out to be as grave as it had the potential to be, the 6.5 million PCs that

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Security flaw in Linux kernel gets vendor patches

A security vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could have allowed a hacker to gain control of the operating system on user machines has been patched by the open-source community and Linux vendors.The

Published on: February 22nd, 2004 Todd R. Weiss

Group issues framework for vulnerability reports

The Organization for Internet Safety (OIS) is wading more deeply into the murky waters of vulnerability disclosure, releasing a draft document that lays out best practices for reporting and responding to software security

Published on: June 5th, 2003 Paul Roberts

Windows XP security alert revised by FBI agency

The FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) has revised its recent security bulletin regarding Windows XP's universal plug-and-play (UPNP) service. On Christmas Eve, the NIPC issued a bulletin advising Windows XP users to

Published on: January 2nd, 2002 Todd R. Weiss

Windows XP security alert revised by FBI agency

The FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) has revised its recent security bulletin regarding Windows XP's universal plug-and-play (UPNP) service. On Christmas Eve, the NIPC issued a bulletin advising Windows XP users to

Published on: January 2nd, 2002 Todd R. Weiss

Code Blue a possible attempt to stop Code Red

The Code Blue worm, which Chinese antivirus researchers uncovered last week, might be a "misguided attempt to protect people against the Code Red," according to a Hong Kong-based security expert."It is possible that

Published on: September 10th, 2001 Stephanie Sim