Why some companies are being plagued by the same botnets

A simple link is sent via an email address that appears valid. A pop up comes up on a site...

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No more free bugs

No more free bugs

Privacy activist Christopher Soghoian's keynote at the Virus Bulletin 2012 conference in Dallas this week probed the morally ambivalent practice...

September 27th, 2012 Dave Webb

Users neglect Java patches, leave attack door wide open

Users neglect Java patches, leave attack door wide open

Oracle Corp. should piggyback on Microsoft Corp.'s update service to boost users' chances of running a patched version of Java,...

October 21st, 2010 Gregg Keizer

IT pays to say you’re sorry

IT pays to say you’re sorry

When you think about important leadership qualities, vulnerability doesn't spring to mind.That's a big problem in today's business world, says...

June 24th, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Microsoft confirms critical Windows XP bug

Microsoft confirms critical Windows XP bug

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday confirmed that Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 contain an unpatched bug that could be used to...

June 11th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Should your company stop using Internet Explorer?

Should your company stop using Internet Explorer?

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) has yet to patch a vulnerability in some versions of Internet Explorer that allow remote code execution,...

January 18th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Microsoft plug-in puts Firefox users at risk

Microsoft plug-in puts Firefox users at risk

An add-on that Microsoft silently slipped into Mozilla's Firefox last February leaves that browser open to attack, Microsoft's security engineers...

October 16th, 2009 Greg Keizer

Cisco downplays wireless AP vulnerability

Cisco downplays wireless AP vulnerability

Cisco Systems downplayed a vulnerability in some of its wireless access points, reporting Tuesday that there is no risk of...

August 26th, 2009 Nancy Gohring

Microsoft reports another zero-day vulnerability

Microsoft reports another zero-day vulnerability

 Microsoft confirmed another zero-day vulnerability on Monday in a set of software components that ship in a wide variety of...

July 13th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk