How to deny DDoS attacks

December 13, 2011
Hackers use sophisticated tactics to overwhelm networks, both as tools of protests and as ruses to distract from serious crimes
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When will we take back our privacy?

December 06, 2011
The more willing we are to hand over our personal information, the more readily businesses and the government will abuse it
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Doomed by default passwords

November 29, 2011
Recent hacks reveal that admins and vendors have fallen behind on protecting legacy systems
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Defeat dreaded pass-the-hash attacks

November 22, 2011
Perfect security is elusive, but companies can take key steps to keep malicious hackers from taking over their systems
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Old Java versions breed new security exploits

November 15, 2011
You may be tempted to keep various versions of Java running on your systems, but doing so leaves you exposed to security threats
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Sloppy certificate authorities put on notice

November 08, 2011
In the wake of GlobalSign, Comodo, and DigiNotar attacks, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Opera revoke untrustworthy certs
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Get real about your security risks

November 01, 2011
IT security departments and business management need to approach risk management realistically
Security
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Malware loves Windows Task Scheduler

October 25, 2011
More malware is using Windows Task Scheduler to do its dirty work. Here's how to mitigate this surprising attack vector
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Crypto is cracked: How not to fall in

October 18, 2011
Security admins need to stay ahead of vulnerabilities in the most reliable cryptography technologies, from HTTPS to AES
Encryption
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Lesson from Apache flaw: Test everything

October 11, 2011
Apache Server hole, unpatched until last week, shows importance of vulnerability testing for all software, not just code your developers write
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