Conficker flaw identifies infected PCs

Conficker flaw identifies infected PCs

Just days before the Conficker worm is set to contact its controllers for new instructions, security researchers have discovered a...

March 30th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Attack code for critical Microsoft bug surfaces

Attack code for critical Microsoft bug surfaces

Just hours after Microsoft posted details of a critical Windows bug , new attack code that exploits the flaw has...

October 23rd, 2008 Robert McMillan

Storm worm continues to rage via rootkit

Storm worm continues to rage via rootkit

The ongoing Storm Trojan attack that began Monday has morphed again, security researchers said Thursday, changing the malicious file's name,...

January 1st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Second Google Desktop vulnerability found

Second Google Desktop vulnerability found

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEGoogle Inc.'s PC search software is vulnerable to a variation on a little-known Web-based attack called anti-DNS...

February 25th, 2007 Robert McMillan

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada

National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada

Related article: WMF – Fast FactsWhile malicious software that exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system is...

January 3rd, 2006 Rosie Lombardi and Peter Sayer

Security vendors enter vulnerability bidding war

Security vendors enter vulnerability bidding war

As security personnel met at this week's Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas, there was easy money to be made...

July 28th, 2005 Bob Francis

Microsoft revamps security hole approach

Microsoft revamps security hole approach

Microsoft has a new security service that will provide an immediate response when researchers publicize unpatched vulnerabilities. The pilot program...

May 8th, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Exploit code posted for Microsoft flaw

Exploit code posted for Microsoft flaw

At least three programs that seek to exploit a JPEG-related security hole in many of Microsoft Corp.'s products have been...

September 27th, 2004 Computerworld U.S. staff

Hacker breaks into U.S. e-voting firm’s site

Hacker breaks into U.S. e-voting firm’s site

The CEO of VoteHere Inc., a developer of secure electronic voting technology, confirmed last week that a hacker broke into...

January 4th, 2004 Linda Rosencrance