IT/Networking News Archive

  • 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

  • Method for Common Authentication and Authorization across Disparate Networks

    Pub. Number EP 1465385 Appl. Data EP 04250918 2004 02 20 Applicant LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. Inventor(s) Benenati, David Feder, Peretz Moshes Lee, Nancy Yushan Martin-Leon, Silvia Shapira, Reuven Title: Method for...

    News • November 5th, 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

  • Smart Card Device and Method Used for Transmitting and Receiving Email

    Pub. Number EP 1471453 Appl. Data EP 04252308 2004 04 20 Applicant STMicroelectronics, Inc. Inventor(s) Tamagno, David Tournemille, Jerome Title Smart card device and method used for transmitting and receiving secure e-mails...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Cryptographic Access and Labeling System

    Patent Number 6802013 Issue Date 2004 10 05 Inventor(s) Follendore, III, Roy D. State/Country VA Title: Cryptographic access and labeling system Abstract: An integrated, modular computer program system provides for the encryption...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Method and Apparatus for Providing Field Confidentiality in Digital Certificates

    Patent Number 6802002 Issue Date 2004 10 05 Assignee Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Inventor(s) Corella, Francisco State/Country CA Title: Method and apparatus for providing field confidentiality in digital certificates...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Firewall Providing Enhanced Network Security and User Transparency

    Patent Number 6804783 Issue Date 2004 10 12 Assignee Network Engineering Software Inventor(s) Wesinger, Jr., Ralph E. Coley, Christopher D. State/Country CA Title Firewall providing enhanced network security and user...

    News • November 5th, 2004

  • Carrier Provider AT&T Rides Network Security Wave of Future

    Companies are acting not just as pipelines for information, but are beginning to check security and 'cleanliness' of info coming through their pipelines

    News • November 3rd, 2004

  • Cisco Source Code up for Sale

    Cisco source code for security firewall hacked, available now for $24,000

    News • November 3rd, 2004