The One Laptop Per Child project releases Bitfrost, an architecture-level specification covering the $100 notebook's security model.
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The palm-sized PDA tucked away in Justine Aitel's pocketbook just might be the most scary device on display at this year's RSA security conference.
Stefan Esser's frustrations with the PHP Security Response Team has boiled over into plans for "month of PHP bugs" project scheduled for March 2007.
Security researchers are seeing signs of gang warfare among pump-and-dump spam scammers.
Microsoft late Friday warned users to be on the lookout for Excel files that arrive unexpectedly -- even if they come from a co-worker's e-mail address.In an advisory, Microsoft confirmed a new wave of limited "zero-day" attacks was underway, using a code execution flaw in its Microsoft Office desktop productivity suite.
Trend Micro has quietly released a rootkit scanning/cleaning utility, belatedly joining the list of anti-vendors pushing out free standalone tools to nab the stealthy computer threats.
Thierry Zoller, a security consultant at n.runs AG (one of the outside companies that did pen-testing on Windows Vista), argues that George Ou’s Vista speech command exploit is borderline cry-wolf.
Landon Fuller, a former engineer in Apple's BSD Technology Group, believes there's a place for immediate, third-party patches when there's a legitimate threat of code execution attacks. Now, he's mulling a plan to expand the month-of-Apple-fixes initiative.
The Cyber Security Industry Alliance has slapped three 'D' grades on the U.S. government's ability to secure sensitive data, strengthen the resiliency of critical infrastructure and protect the integrity of federal information.