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Inside the botnets that never make the news

Inside the botnets that never make the news

This gallery offers an inside view of those "beneath the radar" botnets that never make the news. The images have been collected throughout the past year by using open source intelligence, namely, by either joining the command and control IRC channel upon infection, or monitoring ongoing communications between the botnet masters.If you ever wanted to take an inside view of targeted-botnets primarily run by novice cybercriminals sometimes utilizing outdated, but very effective methods - this gallery is for you.

published May 20, 2009 by

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What's new in Vista Group Policy?

What's new in Vista Group Policy?

Vista offers 800 new Group Policy settings, some that pertain to added features and others that enhance control over features carried over from Windows XP. Deb Shinder offers a detailed look at some of Vista's more interesting Group Policy additions: access to removable media, power management, and User Account Control policies.

published May 16, 2007 by

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Photos: CA’s eTrust ISS covers Internet threat spectrum

Photos: CA’s eTrust ISS covers Internet threat spectrum

Computer Associates’ Internet Security Suite (ISS) collects four Internet security applications into a single, affordable suite. For approximately $40, small businesses receive the benefit of antivirus, antispam, antispyware and firewall programs.Boasting simple setup and effective protection, there’s a price to be paid when loading CA’s ISS. Plan on spending some time configuring its firewall application, and, as with many other Internet protection programs, expect slightly slower Web response times as the software works to protect systems from unwanted and potentially malicious e-mail and other infected programs.

published August 17, 2006 by

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Photo: Worm vs. worm

Photo: Worm vs. worm

Zobot and other worms and variants have hit networks since Sunday. A sketch shows which pests try to detect or undo rival pests, according to F-Secure.

published July 20, 2006 by

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