Violet Blue

Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.

Larry Seltzer

Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years

Latest Posts

What are the security goodies coming in Vista SP1?

As reported by Mary Jo Foley and Ed Bott, Microsoft has finally confirmed that Windows Vista SP1 actually exists and will serve as a cumulative roll-up of patches and bug fixes released over the last six months.This white paper from Microsoft, spells out the security goodies being fitted into this Vista refresh:Provides security software vendors a more secure way to communicate with Windows Security Center.

August 29, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


Security makeover for Yahoo Messenger

Eight days after the release of exploit code for code execution holes in the Yahoo Messenger IM client, Yahoo has shipped a new version with patches for its Windows user base.

August 24, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


VMware buys Determina

Virtual machine software powerhouse VMWare has quietly acquired Determina to beef up the security capabilities of hypervisors and virtualized workloads.

August 20, 2007 by Ryan Naraine