Symantec's new Norton AntiBot utility is now out of beta, promising to remove zombies from for-profit botnets scourge in exchange for $29.99 a year.
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Stephen Toulouse, who served as the public face of Redmond's security response during some of the biggest hacker attacks, is exiting Redmond's Building 27 to join the Windows Live Services Group.
One of the iPhone's most nifty features -- dialing any phone number by simply tapping on a Web page -- can be its most sinister.
Microsoft has re-released the critical MS07-036 bulletin to add protection for customers running the Office 2004 for Mac software.
In a notice posted on the project Web site, the Apache-backed PHP Group said there will be no more releases of PHP 4.4 after December 31, 2007.
It won't be a total surprise to see Symantec go private, spin off Veritas, make a few strategic acquisitions in the Web applications security space and make another run at the public markets in a year or two.
Database and server giant Oracle is planning to ship patches for a total of 46 vulnerabilities next Tuesday (July 17) as part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update release process.
Microsoft is offering a new malware removal starter kit aimed specifically at small and medium-sized businesses that struggle to deal with the threat from sophisticated and stealthy malware threats.
While Microsoft has declined to comment on the IE-to-Firefox flaw drama (beyond an "it's not our fault" statement), a former security strategist is coming to the company's defense, arguing that there's no real way for Internet Explorer to validate the code being passed to Firefox.
Apple today shipped its fifth QuickTime security update for 2007, patching at least eight vulnerabilities that could cause code execution attacks on Mac OS X, Windows XP and Windows Vista systems.