In this facing up to reality post I question the "wisdom" that constantly predicts the coming of behavior based protection from viruses.Anti-viral technology is very mature.
Richard Stiennon delivers a timely, succinct exploration of cyber threats, hack attacks, crime on the web, and information warfare.
For the purposes of this posting I use the term...
For those that dread large trade shows CeBIT is a place to avoid. When the Intercity Train (ICE) stops a couple of thousand attendees tramp across to the expo center which consists of a couple of dozen buildings the size of McCormick Place in Chicago.
It is always a mystery why major vendors miss out on industry defining trade shows.Here at CeBIT for the first year ever a special expo hall has been dedicated to security (Halle 7).
Dateline CeBIT, Hannover GermanyWhen visitng CeBIT you are promised three things. Some sun, some rain, and some snow.
Dateline CeBIT, Hannover GermanyAccording to eEye a recent Microsoft vulnerability exists in Windows NT4. Yet the patch is only available to customers who have purchased an extended support contract.
Dateline CeBIT, Hannover, GermanyThe FTC has published a report and conclusions from the workshop they held April 19th, 2004. The timing is significant because the House Commerce Committee has voted on and forwarded the SPY bill (HR 29) to the full House.
At least three new worms were reported this weekend that use IM to spread. Is IM the "next big thing" in vectors?
Sigh, Yet another call for social solutions to technical problems. Hacker Kevin Mitnick calls for more employee awareness training.
Microsoft is inherently less secure than Linux. There I said it.