Security Archives - Page 334

Security vendors harden products

Security vendors harden products

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September 23rd, 2004 Ellen Messmer
Avoiding Disaster

Avoiding Disaster

North America's largest power blackout on Aug. 14, 2003, which literally shut down most of Ontario and the Northeast U.S.,...

September 16th, 2004 Dan McLean
HP puts choke hold on virus throttling

HP puts choke hold on virus throttling

After unveiling cutting-edge technology for choking off the spread of viruses in March, Hewlett-Packard Co. is quietly shelving the project,...

September 16th, 2004 Paul Roberts IDG News Service
Police nab German lawyer in piracy raid

Police nab German lawyer in piracy raid

Continuing its crackdown on software pirates, German police arrested a 46-year-old lawyer, two brothers and a teenager on Thursday for...

September 16th, 2004 John Blau
Primer time

Primer time

In the back-alley world of computer crime, the government “cats” are getting better at catching the hacker “mice.” But justice...

September 14th, 2004 Richard Bray
German software pirate and his father get jail time

German software pirate and his father get jail time

The noose appears to be tightening around one of Europe's largest software counterfeiting rings as a German court sentenced a...

September 14th, 2004 Scarlet Pruitt
Many IT shops unprepared for major trouble

Many IT shops unprepared for major trouble

Terry Rhode remembers Saturday Dec. 9, the day of his 2000 office Christmas party, all too well — it was...

September 13th, 2004 Michael MacMillan
German teenager indicted over Sasser worm

German teenager indicted over Sasser worm

Prosecutors in Verden, Germany, indicted an 18-year-old student on Wednesday for allegedly creating the Sasser worm that crashed hundreds of...

September 12th, 2004 John Blau
Oracle releases delayed security patches

Oracle releases delayed security patches

Oracle Corp. released security patches this week that plug several vulnerabilities reported last month in its database software and other...

September 1st, 2004 James Niccolai
BMO gets smart after server situation

BMO gets smart after server situation

Your company’s clients are more likely to forgive a high-tech business blunder if you’re upfront with them about the mistake,...

August 31st, 2004 Stefan Dubowski