Security News & Reviews - Page 1432

More Security News

U.S. Computer Infrastructure Remains Vulnerable

|
America's computer infrastructure is highly vulnerable to attack and will likely be targeted in the near future, a panel of security experts told Congress today.

Gartner Recommends Against Microsoft IIS

|
Companies that were hit by both the Code Red and Nimda worms should quit using Microsoft's Internet Information Server immediately, says Gartner's research director for Internet security, John Pescatore.

Congress Pauses On Antiterror Bills

|
A congressional bill regarding online surveillance that is scheduled to be voted upon today was unexpectedly delayed Monday afternoon by an influential politician, pushing back passage of the antiterrorism bill by at least a week.

Lawmakers to Give Anti-terrorism Bill a Closer Look

|
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives put off an anti-terrorism bill drafted by the Department of Justice until they can give the expanded police power provisions a closer look.

New Virus Preys On Users Fears

|
A new virus that exploits public fear of terrorism in the wake of the recent attacks has begun appearing in the United States but is unlikely to spread very far, experts say.

Melding of IT, Society Key to Rebuilding

|
A ghastly terrorist attack that struck at the financial heart of the country. Another errant computer virus worming its way through the network. A shaky economy further destabilized. A call to arms from the president. How do the IT business and profession

The Price of Freedom

|
The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have woken us up to the fact that we are at war. It is a war of freedom vs. totalitarianism and terror. In that way it is similar to previous wars we have fought, but that is perhaps the onl

Private Lives, Public Terror

|
Surrender even a sliver of civil liberties, and you've given the terrorists exactly what they want: a paranoid, unpleasant America.

In Web We Trust

|
VeriSign sees plentiful riches in securing internet identity

Faster Fixes for Microsoft Gaps

|
In an Aug. 27 Pings&Packets item, I found Microsoft's free Network Security Hotfix Checker to be a useful tool for finding potential security holes and missing patches for Windows 2000 and NT server systems.

Latest Worm Nimda Spreads Via Many Paths

|
An aggressive hybrid of virus and worm ran rampant across the Internet last week, slowing traffic and causing site shutdowns. But the real damage from W32.Nimda may end up being the cost to eradicate it.

Enterprise Tech Videos