File-deletion aspect of virus means it merits attention
Stories by Jaikumar Vijayan
Hackers last week broke into a server hosting thousands of "parked" domains that had been registered through VeriSign's Network Solutions unit.
A "slim but sufficient" majority of Hewlett-Packard shareholders has approved the company's proposed $US21 billion acquisition of Compaq, according to HP chairwoman and CEO Carly Fiorina.
Microsoft said it's investigating an alleged flaw in recent versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) browser software that could allow attackers to spoof legitimate Web sites, steal content from browser cookies and gain access to certain types of files on a victim's system.
Mailings part of Microsoft's effort to take a more active "canvassing approach"
Serious vulnerabilities have been found in all web server products
Merger will result in product lines getting dropped because of overlap
The ready availability of virus-generating toolkits will continue to make it relatively easy for even amateur crackers to write worms such as this year’s Anna Kournikova virus, analysts and users warn.
Microsoft Corp. wants to make Windows a much safer operating environment.
Most commonly used security technology is antivirus software
Microsoft has announced an enterprise-level firewall and Web-caching technology that the software vendor billed as its first product aimed purely at IT security uses.
Vendors push much harder when market slows
Corporations implementing data-privacy initiatives face complex business and technology issues relating to the access, use, storage and transmission of customer information
According to US users and analysts, the impending exits of both of IBM s plug-compatible mainframe rivals from the S/390 market focuses more attention on the real high-end server battle: the one between IBM's big-iron boxes and Unix systems made by vendors such as Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard.
Change means little for users