IBM's Internet Security Systems is previewing its X-Force report and disclosed a notable factoid: Vulnerability disclosures fell 5.4 percent in 2007 relative to 2006.
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Symantec released its February state of spam report and Europe has become the center of the spam universe.In its report, Symantec said:The percentage of spam messages that claimed to originate from Europe is now significantly greater than the percentage of spam messages originating from North America.
The White House unveiled its fiscal 2009 budget proposal and the $3.1 trillion monstrosity throws the U.
I'm following the advice of US CERT and other security wonks and disabling my ActiveX controls in IE. The big question: Will I miss it?
Security researcher Elazar Broad has found another vulnerability in Facebook's Aurigma ImageUploader control.And these vulnerabilities are stacking up.
StopBadware.org has nailed RealPlayer in its latest report on badware and ranks it along side such software gems as the Jessica Simpson Screensaver, Fake-Mailer, Drive Cleaner 2006 and WinAntiVirus 2006.
Oracle has a belated reply to a survey a few weeks back on how database administrators have never installed one of the company's critical patch updates.In a blog post Oracle's Eric Maurice faults the survey for relying on a small sample size--not that it stopped us from reporting it.
When Robert Graham demonstrated how Web 2.0 wasn't safe at last year's Blackhat, it was thought that at least the SSL mode (HTTPS) of Google Gmail would be spared from sidejacking.
Mozilla has given a proof of concept Firefox vulnerability a "high severity" rating because an attacker can collect session information such as cookies and history, according to Mozilla security chief Window Snyder.Snyder said the vulnerability will be patched with Firefox 2.