The European Union's international cybercrime squad is up and running, a year after it was given the go-ahead by the European Commission. The European Network and Information Security Agency (Enisa) has a five-year budget of
Two serious security flaws that could allow an attacker to take over a user's system exist in all current versions of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, including the one that ships with Windows Server 2003.
Listeners praised Microsoft Corp.'s recent efforts to improve product security and patch management after hearing them described in detail by Scott Charney, the company's chief security strategist. But they agreed that Microsoft has not yet shown it can reach its own security goals.
Microsoft Corp.'s Pocket PC 2002 software does not address critical security issues and could make sensitive corporate data stored on PDAs (personal digital assistants) and desktop PCs vulnerable to theft and loss, market analyst firm Gartner Inc. warned in a recent research note.