IT/Networking News Archive

  • Java Flaw Could Lead to Windows, Linux Attacks

    Flaw in Sun Microsystems' Java plug-in on variety of browsers and operating systems could allow a virus to spread through Windows and Linux PCs

    News • November 25th, 2004

  • Hackers Use Popular Web Sites, Ads to Infect PCs

    Hackers co-opted several popular websites, using them to install virus that can steal passwords, bank accounts and other personal information

    News • November 25th, 2004

  • Employees Unaware of Security Risks Associated with Surfing the Internet on the Job, NetApp says

    Network security is high priority for all businesses, yet most employees unaware of security hazards of Web surfing, says recent survey

    News • November 22nd, 2004

  • Corporations Urged to Ban Latest Tech Toy

    Two analysts issued independent warnings suggesting Google's Desktop Search tool poses security risks for the enterprise

    News • November 15th, 2004

  • Microsoft Workers Charged with $32.4 million in Software Theft

    Four former Microsoft Corp. employees have been charged with stealing $32.4 million worth of software

    News • November 12th, 2004

  • Digital Signature Generating Method and Digital Signature

    Patent Number 6816969 Issue Date 2004 11 09 Inventor(s) Miyazaki, Kunihiko Sasaki, Ryoichi Takaragi, Kazuo Susaki, Seiichi Mishima, Hisanori Matsuki, Takeshi Takeuchi, Kunihito Iwamura, Mitsuru Matsumoto...

    News • November 12th, 2004

  • Method and System for a Policy Enforcing Module

    Patent Number 6816965 Issue Date 2004 11 09 Inventor(s) Moore, Charles R. J. O'Connor, Peter V. State/Country AUX Title: Method and system for a policy enforcing module Abstract: A programmable policy module (PPM) allows a user...

    News • November 12th, 2004

  • California Colleges Take on Hacking, Identity Theft

    Los Angeles area university officials said Tuesday they are taking a number of steps to boost protection of sensitive information following a number of cases of computer hacking and identity theft. California State University, Northridge, will hire a...

    News • November 11th, 2004

  • Connecticut Man Accused Of Selling Microsoft Code

    A Connecticut computer hacker has been arrested and charged with selling copies of Microsoft Windows proprietary source code

    News • November 11th, 2004

  • Viruses Exploit Microsoft Patch Cycle

    The creators of the latest MyDoom variant, which exploits a recently discovered iFrame vulnerability in IE, may have timed the release of the viruses to throw Microsoft's monthly patch cycle into disarray

    News • November 11th, 2004

  • Hacker Scare at Internet Bank

    A security loophole at internet bank Cahoot allowed customers to access other people's accounts for 10 days without a password

    News • November 8th, 2004

  • Symantec Builds Double-Clad Security Service

    Symantec launches a security service that combines two existing offerings in one, a bundle designed to help customers comply with regulations and defend better against digital threats

    News • November 8th, 2004

  • Integrated Network Intrusion Detection

    Pub. Number EP 1470691 Appl. Data EP 03737553 2003 01 24 Applicant INTEL CORPORATION Inventor(s) YADAV, Satyendra Title: INTEGRATED NETWORK INTRUSION DETECTION Abstract: Intrusion preludes may be detected (including detection...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Apparatus and Method for Stripping Parity Bits from an Input Stream

    Patent Number 6801625 Issue Date 2004 10 05 Assignee Intel Corporation Inventor(s) Dealy, Sheldon R. State/Country OR Title: Apparatus and method for stripping parity bits from an input stream Abstract: The disclosed parity...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Method for Securing Data Traffic in a Mobile Network

    Pub. Number EP 1468520 Appl. Data EP 03731654 2003 01 07 Applicant Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Inventor(s) EUCHNER, Martin MODERSHEIM, Sebastian TEJ, Haykal LOTZ, Volkmar Title: METHOD FOR SECURING DATA TRAFFIC IN A MOBILE...

    News • November 5th, 2004