Linux vendors pump out highly critical patch

Linux vendors pump out highly critical patch

Gentoo Linux has warned of a serious, unpatched security flaw in zlib, a compression library widely used in Linux and...

July 7th, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Microsoft offers workaround for IE vulnerability

Microsoft offers workaround for IE vulnerability

Microsoft Corp. has released software that can be used to mitigate a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer that was first...

July 6th, 2005 Robert McMillan

Web apps compromised by security hole

Web apps compromised by security hole

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in a widespread Web services protocol which could allow an attacker to take control of...

July 4th, 2005 Matthew Broersma

Attackers seek vulnerable Veritas Backup installations

Attackers seek vulnerable Veritas Backup installations

Attackers are already exploiting security flaws reported by Veritas Software Corp. last week in its remote backup agent to take...

July 3rd, 2005 Peter Sayer

Thwarting cybercrime

Thwarting cybercrime

A recently released book from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) offers guidance on how to avoid, prepare...

June 30th, 2005 CIO Canada Staff

Bluetooth offers security tips to avoid attacks

Bluetooth offers security tips to avoid attacks

After two Israeli researchers published a paper earlier this month explaining how security mechanisms in short-range wireless Bluetooth technology could...

June 29th, 2005 John Blau

New worm lures users with ‘breaking news’

New worm lures users with ‘breaking news’

Internet users alarmed over news of Michael Jackson's death or dark conspiracies behind the demise of Pope John Paul II...

June 28th, 2005 Scarlet Pruitt

3Com quarantines malicious traffic

3Com quarantines malicious traffic

3Com last month introduced software that uses switches as enforcement points to shut down attacks on business networks, making it...

June 23rd, 2005 Tim Greene

India to assist UK data scam investigations

India to assist UK data scam investigations

India's National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has offered to work with authorities in the U.K. and India...

June 23rd, 2005 John Ribeiro and Peter Sayer