Articles By Sam Costello

Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

Hacking is not about creating viruses, breaking into computer systems or even rainbow-dyed hair, but is instead about the search...

August 22nd, 2002 Sam Costello
Study: Hong Kong tops in broadband, US in access

Study: Hong Kong tops in broadband, US in access

Hong Kong stands alone in the world as the only country where a majority of Internet users make their connections...

August 19th, 2002 Sam Costello
CipherTrust filters spam with IronMail

CipherTrust filters spam with IronMail

Network administrators and security staff now have additional tools with which to fight unwanted e-mail following the recent announcement of...

August 18th, 2002 Sam Costello
Microsoft patches Windows 2000 flaw, SQL holes

Microsoft patches Windows 2000 flaw, SQL holes

Microsoft Corp. Thursday released a patch for a vulnerability it called "critical" that could allow an attacker to take complete...

August 15th, 2002 Sam Costello
Sun One Web server flaw can run attack code

Sun One Web server flaw can run attack code

A security hole in Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Sun One and iPlanet Web servers can allow an attacker to launch a...

August 8th, 2002 Sam Costello
NIPC warns of cyberattacks, but impact is slight

NIPC warns of cyberattacks, but impact is slight

Despite a warning Monday from the U.S. government of impending cyberattacks, little impact has been seen at the Web sites...

August 5th, 2002 Sam Costello
DEF CON: Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

DEF CON: Hackers called truthseekers, problem-solvers

LAS VEGAS - Hacking is not about creating viruses, breaking into computer systems or even rainbow-dyed hair, but is instead...

August 5th, 2002 Sam Costello
DEF CON : Elcomsoft lawyer looks to limit DMCA

DEF CON : Elcomsoft lawyer looks to limit DMCA

At this time last year, Joseph Burton, a lawyer with Duane Morris LLP and Affiliates, was in Las Vegas consulting...

August 3rd, 2002 Sam Costello
BLACK HAT : Clarke urges better cybersecurity standards

BLACK HAT : Clarke urges better cybersecurity standards

Software vendors, Internet service providers (ISPs), wireless network vendors and the U.S. federal government all need to improve the security...

July 30th, 2002 Sam Costello
U.S. official urges better cybersecurity standards

U.S. official urges better cybersecurity standards

Software vendors, Internet service providers (ISPs), wireless network vendors and the U.S. federal government all need to improve the security...

July 30th, 2002 Sam Costello