Researchers to cure Blue Pill virtualization attacks

Researchers to cure Blue Pill virtualization attacks

Two researchers from North Carolina State University have developed software that they say can protect virtualization hypervisors from malicious "Blue...

May 10th, 2010 joab jackson

Citrix downplays Red Hat’s decision to drop Xen

Citrix downplays Red Hat’s decision to drop Xen

Citrix CTO and longtime Xen proponent Simon Crosby said he is unfazed by Red Hat's decision to drop the Xen...

May 3rd, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Red Hat boosts scalability in enterprise Linux upgrade

Red Hat boosts scalability in enterprise Linux upgrade

Red Hat will preview on Wednesday an upgrade to its enterprise Linux distribution, which offers dramatic improvements in scalability as...

April 21st, 2010 Paul Krill

Red Hat, IBM, Novell top Linux kernel contributors

Red Hat, IBM, Novell top Linux kernel contributors

Red Hat, IBM and Novell remain the top contributors to the Linux kernel,  an open source project that has grown...

August 21st, 2009 John Fontana

Just call it Windows 7

Just call it Windows 7

Microsoft Corp. announced that Windows 7 will be the official name of its next operating system. Mike Nash, vice president...

October 14th, 2008 Computerworld Staff

Microsoft, researchers spar over Windows bug

Microsoft, researchers spar over Windows bug

Security researchers yesterday said they'd discredited Microsoft's claim that the year's first critical Windows vulnerability would be "difficult and unlikely"...

January 29th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Coming soon to Canada: Mobile hackers

Coming soon to Canada: Mobile hackers

Canadian smart phone users are less likely to get hacked on their mobile devices than their Asian and European counterparts,...

September 6th, 2007 Mari-Len De Guzman

Linux Wi-Fi driver vulnerability found

Linux Wi-Fi driver vulnerability found

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEA bug has been found in a major Linux Wi-Fi driver that can allow an attacker to...

April 15th, 2007 Peter Judge

Vista security gets mixed reviews from Symantec

Vista security gets mixed reviews from Symantec

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLESymantec published a series of four research reports on Feb 28 that critique various security elements of...

February 28th, 2007 Matt Hines