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MSN Messenger Vulnerable to Hijacking

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A well-known problem in the way that Internet Explorer handles user cookies can be exploited to allow an attacker to hijack MSN Messenger sessions, according to a bulletin published by a U.K. security researcher.

SSL Chip Handles 10,000 TPS

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Irish security vendor Accelerated Encryption Processing Ltd. on Monday will unveil two additions to its line of SSL accelerators, including a chip that can handle as many as 10,000 transactions per second.

House Approves $880M for Security Research

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Information security research and education efforts would get a huge financial boost under a bill passed Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Bush Pushes IT Security Spending

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Spending on security-related technology would jump to $4.2 billion from $2.7 billion this year. That increase is part of an overall hike in federal IT spending. Under Bush's budget plan, government agencies would get $52 billion in 2003 for IT projects, u

Individual Privacy Is Endangered Species

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Individual privacy, whether that of a person browsing online, employees at work, medical patients or banking patrons, is increasingly being treated like a rowdy churl best tossed into the gutter, rather than a basic right to be handled with the utmost res

Linuxworld Letdown: Loose Security

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The buzz at Linuxworld in New York last week was security-or, rather, the conspicuous lack thereof.

The Buzz: February 04, 2002

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A privacy group is taking another shot at Microsoft's Passport service over the familiar issue of security.

IM Interoperability Hits Entanglements

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Business and security issues remain after AOL, Lotus test SIMPLE protocol.

Micromuse Extends Netcools Reach

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Network management provider Micromuse Inc. last week announced plans to launch a security management initiative that will leverage the scalability of its Netcool event handler to centralize security management.

Novell Joins Liberty Alliance

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Novell Inc. on Monday joined the Liberty Alliance Project single sign-on effort, adding yet another marquee name to what is shaping up to be a partisan fight over the future of identity management on the Web.

Microsoft Gets New Security Chief

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Former PricewaterhouseCoopers security and cybercrime specialist Scott Charney is named the company's new chief security strategist.

Microsoft: Fix Privacy at All Costs

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Speaking to a group of privacy and security officers at the Privacy and Data Security Summit here Friday, Richard Microsoft¡¯s corporate privacy officer outlined an extensive privacy program that requires every department to survey itself on a

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