Microsoft takes seven years to patch critical flaw

Microsoft takes seven years to patch critical flaw

Some security patches take time. Seven-and-a-half years, in fact, if you count the time it's taken Microsoft to patch a...

November 12th, 2008 Robert McMillan

VoIP trends and developments

VoIP trends and developments

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a general term for a family of transmission technologies that transmit voice communications via...

October 29th, 2008 IT World Canada Staff

DNS attacks imminent after flaw details leaked

DNS attacks imminent after flaw details leaked

One day after a security company accidentally posted details of a serious flaw in the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS),...

July 22nd, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Bhutto assassination brings out worst in hackers

Bhutto assassination brings out worst in hackers

Within hours of last month's assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, malware makers exploited the breaking news to...

January 1st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

New cross-site scripting attack targets VoIP

New cross-site scripting attack targets VoIP

Security researchers have found a way to execute cross-site scripting attacks through VoIP clients, introducing a dangerous new threat almost...

October 22nd, 2007 Jon Brodkin

TJX may be catalyst for WPA conversion

TJX may be catalyst for WPA conversion

The system security breach suffered by retailer TJX Companies Inc. is a wake up call for many organizations to bolster...

October 11th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

China denies Pentagon cyber-attack

China denies Pentagon cyber-attack

China has denied allegations that its military hacked a Pentagon network in June, the second time in as many weeks...

September 6th, 2007 Gregg Keizer

University warns of Estonian-style cyber war

University warns of Estonian-style cyber war

Australia needs to increase the funding and expand initiatives to protect critical infrastructure if it is to avoid a cyber...

May 24th, 2007 Rodney Gedda

‘Evil twin’ Wi-Fi attacks on the rise

‘Evil twin’ Wi-Fi attacks on the rise

The next time you splurge on a double latte and sip it while browsing the Internet via the cafe’s Wi-Fi,...

May 21st, 2007 Jeremy Kirk