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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.