Tools cover security gauntlet

Tools cover security gauntlet

An accidentally typed URL prompted an Alberta school board to take steps toward increased security flexibility as well as reduced...

April 28th, 2005 Chris Conrath

Root out “rootkits” before they run riot, security experts say

Root out “rootkits” before they run riot, security experts say

Stealthy, remote system access programs called "rootkits" could fuel the next big wave of malicious code, and are already beginning...

March 16th, 2005 Paul Roberts

Sober worm starts running amok

Sober worm starts running amok

A new version of the Sober worm wriggled out of its hole early on Monday and set about quickly attacking...

February 20th, 2005 James Niccolai

New Bagle worms making the rounds

New Bagle worms making the rounds

Two new versions of the Bagle e-mail worm are spreading on the Internet and through peer to peer (P-to-P) file-sharing...

January 27th, 2005 Paul Roberts

Spanish police nab suspected creator of webcam Trojan

Spanish police nab suspected creator of webcam Trojan

Spanish police have arrested a man suspected of creating a Trojan horse software program capable of making secret recordings of...

January 18th, 2005 Scarlet Pruitt

Microsoft buys tools for fighting spyware

Microsoft buys tools for fighting spyware

Microsoft Corp.'s announcement last week that it has purchased a small vendor of antispyware tools serves to highlight the growing...

December 19th, 2004 Jaikumar Vijayan

Nortel, Symantec partner on network security

Nortel, Symantec partner on network security

Nortel Networks Corp. and Symantec Corp. will jointly deliver products designed to help companies filter out Internet attacks before they...

December 8th, 2004 Jaikumar Vijayan

Windows viruses up dramatically: report

Windows viruses up dramatically: report

From January to June 2004 the number of viruses and worms targeting the Microsoft Corp. Windows operating system rose by...

September 30th, 2004 Chris Conrath

Windows malware increases dramatically: report

Windows malware increases dramatically: report

From January to June 2004 the number of viruses and worms targeting the Microsoft Corp. Windows operating system rose by...

September 20th, 2004 Chris Conrath