Sears may have taken down a feature that allowed you to see anyone's purchase history, but not fast enough to keep the lawyers at bay.On Friday, KamberEdelson filed a class action complaint alleging that Sears ManageMyHome.
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One of the biggest problems with wireless LAN security standards is the lack of an intermediate solution. Your only choices in securing a wireless LAN were to deploy enterprise grade WPA wireless LAN security which requires RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) servers in addition to a PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) or you deployed shared secret technology using WPA-PSK.
Ben Edelman, an assistant professor at the Harvard Business School and noted anti-spyware researcher, is on Sears' privacy case again.This time, Edelman, tells you how to find another person's purchase history via Sears' "Manage My Home" site.
The PHP Group has issued its final patch for its open source scripting language.In July, PHP said it would pull the plug on PHP 4.
FortiGuard reports about a Facebook widget dubbed "Secret Crush" that installs adware. Sunbelt Software and others find MySpace banners that deliver malware.
Microsoft plans a relatively light haul of two security bulletins on Patch Tuesday, but one of them is rated critical and dings Vista.Thursday's preview, which is an advance notice for folks that need to prepare for Microsoft's patches on Jan.
Firefox 2.0 has a vulnerability that can leave its users susceptible to an identity theft attack, according to Aviv Raff, a security researcher based in Israel.
A Trojan is delivering an unpleasant surprise: Ransomware that takes over your desktop unless you fork over $35.The trojan--Backdoor.
3Com's takeover by Bain Capital and Huawei Technologies continues to get close scrutiny by the U.S.
There's no sense in making predictions in the security space. There will be more creative attacks and vulnerabilities will multiply at a rapid clip.