Experts worry over Oracle’s security track record

Security experts are expressing doubt over Oracle Corp.’s ability to keep users of its software safe from attacks as the company struggles to produce one patch after the other for its highly popular

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IT admins, users warned against Whitehole exploit kit

Security technicians at antivirus firm Trend Micro are warning IT security administrators and users to be on the lookout for an emerging exploit kit named Whitehole which can evade antimalware detection and blocking

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‘Redesign’ needed to fix Java

Oracle Corp. should adopt a more stringent development process akin to that of Microsoft Corp. in order to deal with patch problems that have been plaguing the Santa Clara, Calif-based software and database management

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Java patch problems remain says researchers

An emergency security update to Java 7 has failed to patch two new vulnerabilities which allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on computers using the software, according to security researchers based in Poland.Oracle

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Major companies team on vulnerability rating system

Leading IT companies including Cisco Systems Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Symantec Corp. are promoting a rating system that will standardize the measurement of the severity of software vulnerabilities. A plan for the new

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 20th, 2005 Paul Roberts

Cisco warns of new hacking toolkit

Cisco Systems Inc. during the weekend warned customers about the public release of computer code that exploits multiple security vulnerabilities in Cisco products.Using exploits for nine software vulnerabilities, the program could allow malicious

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 28th, 2004 Paul Roberts

Cisco releases new security products, features

Cisco Systems Inc. during the weekend warned customers about the public release of computer code that exploits multiple security vulnerabilities in Cisco products.Using exploits for nine software vulnerabilities, the program could allow malicious

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 8th, 2004 Paul Roberts

Likelihood of ‘cyberterror’ unclear

The majority of U.S. IT professionals responsible for security issues feel it is likely companies will get hit with one major cyberattack within the next year.According to the results of a recent poll

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: July 28th, 2002 Rebecca Reid