Articles By Ann Harrison

MS tells users to fix

MS tells users to fix

Microsoft Corp. is scrambling to alert users of its Internet Information Server (IIS) software to a serious security flaw that...

November 2nd, 2000 Ann Harrison
MindSpring site exposes password files

MindSpring site exposes password files

An unpatched, buggy version of open-source e-commerce software, combined with a misconfigured hosting server, exposed password files earlier this month...

October 24th, 2000 Ann Harrison
MindSpring site exposes password files

MindSpring site exposes password files

An unpatched, buggy version of open-source e-commerce software, combined with a misconfigured hosting server, exposed password files earlier this month...

October 24th, 2000 Ann Harrison
RSA encryption patent released

RSA encryption patent released

RSA Security Inc. pre-empted a number of celebration parties by unexpectedly releasing the widely used RSA public-key encryption algorithm into...

September 18th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Microsoft mulls ‘persistence’ changes to Internet Explorer

Microsoft mulls ‘persistence’ changes to Internet Explorer

Microsoft Corp. is looking at altering the next version of its Internet Explorer browser to allow users to more easily...

September 14th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Software vendor questions disclosure of flaws

Software vendor questions disclosure of flaws

In a contentious keynote speech that created an uproar at the Black Hat Briefings conference, security researcher Marcus Ranum charged...

September 7th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Flaw found in PGP 5.0

Flaw found in PGP 5.0

Researchers say they've found a security flaw in the process by which an older version of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)...

June 29th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Microsoft tries to curb Slashdot Kerberos discussion

Microsoft tries to curb Slashdot Kerberos discussion

The Kerberos security protocol, which has been adopted by the Internet Engineering Task Force as an open standard, is the...

June 29th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Keeping Love from worming its way through your business

Keeping Love from worming its way through your business

To avoid further infections by the "I Love You" worm, security experts said, information technology managers should tell all end...

May 18th, 2000 Ann Harrison
Camp site filled with in-demand IT talent

Camp site filled with in-demand IT talent

Most of the attendees at the first annual Chaos Communication Camp in Altlandsberg, Germany, were young, skilful and in high...

August 26th, 1999 Ann Harrison