Security threatened by aging system and unvigilant workers

Security threatened by aging system and unvigilant workers

Stolen credit card numbers, hacked federal computer systems and other high-profile on-line assaults have put many users on their guard...

May 3rd, 2001 Deborah Radcliff

Microsoft admits defence against attacks was inadequate

Microsoft admits defence against attacks was inadequate

Microsoft Corp. confirmed on Jan. 26 that some of its Web sites had been struck by a second round of...

February 8th, 2001 Todd R. Weiss

IRC network attacks continue

IRC network attacks continue

The free Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network run by the Undernet is continuing to be assaulted by distributed denial-of-service attacks,...

January 16th, 2001 Dan Verton and Todd R. Weiss

U.S. government warns about attacks against e-commerce sites

U.S. government warns about attacks against e-commerce sites

As the busy holiday shopping season gets into full swing, a federal security agency affiliated with the U.S. Federal Bureau...

December 7th, 2000 Todd R. Weiss

Is It Time To Outsource Security?

Is It Time To Outsource Security?

The recent wave of network outsourcing is causing some business people, and not just technical staff, to turn their attention...

October 31st, 2000 Peter T. Davis