Ryan Naraine

Return of the Web Mob

Ken Dunham, you could say, spends his life peeking at the bowels of the Internet. As director of the Rapid Response Team at VeriSign-owned iDefense, of Dulles, Va., Dunham and...

High Risk RealPlayer Flaws Patched

Digital media delivery firm RealNetworks Inc. late Thursday shipped a major security update for its RealPlayer software to patch a pair of remote code execution vulnerabilities. The security holes, which...

Yahoo Ships Silent Fix for ActiveX Flaw

Yahoo has silently pushed out a patch for a critical vulnerability affecting users of its Yahoo Assistant browser add-on.According to an alert from "Sowhat," a researcher at Nevis Labs,...

Big Vendors Still Very Tardy on Fixing Security Flaws

Some of the biggest names in the IT software business still are very lax when it comes to fixing security holes reported by third-party brokers.According to a list maintained...

Kraken Botnet Infiltration Triggers Ethics Debate

Researchers at TippingPoint Technologies' Digital Vaccine Laboratories have found a way to infiltrate and seize control of one of the world's largest spam-spewing botnets, a breakthrough that has ignited...

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Choosing the Right IT Services Firm for a Post-COVID Paradigm

Few, if any, industries escaped the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even in the technology sector, where change is a normal part of business,...

Why Secure App Delivery Should Be a Requirement

The explosion of digital life in the COVID-19 era has made network traffic balancing, optimization and security a critical priority for businesses, schools and...

Eight Best Practices for Securing Long-Term Remote Work

Organizations may face a number of potential emergency situations, such as illnesses, floods, natural disasters, power outages, and even cybercrime. Implementing a business continuity...

How Fast Object Storage is Aiding the Cloud Transformation Journey

The events of last year caused organizations to shift gears quickly, often accelerating the timeline for their cloud strategy – including the adoption or...

VMware Names COO Raghu Raghuram Its New CEO

In somewhat of a surprise to many IT business observers, VMware on May 12 announced Raghu Raghuram, a 17-year veteran of the Palo Alto,...