Security Watch


Microsoft's 'Geneva' Convention

Plus: DirectShow bug not fixed yet; MasterCard makes PCI auditing even more difficult; accidently hacking Twitter via shortened URLs.

Adobe Patch Irks Windows Users

Plus: Microsoft's "Morro"; U.S. Senator ticked at cyber coordinator role.

June Just Got 'Patchier'

Adobe inaugurates cyclical patching schedule. Plus: T-Mobile looks into hacks; most security pros favor data breach laws

Hackers Tunnel In Via DirectShow

Plus: Obama names fed ITSec chief; QuickTime, iTunes fixed; Twitter users targeted yet again.

Pirate's Booty in Bootlegged Win7

Plus: Worms that start with Win; Facebook phishing.

Redmond Tweaks Autorun

Microsoft moves to make worms less effective. Plus: RSA kicks off security conference season; Google to school IT pros on the perils of cross-site scripting; and the FBI weighs in on Conficker.

UAC Under Control

UAC not so snarky in Windows 7. Plus, .NET exploit; Internet dangers; hiring hackers.

Always On Our Minds

Yes, Conficker manages to remain in minds of IT security. Plus: tweeting birds get the worm and why security standards equal a bad idea.

Conficker's Evil Twin

Plus: An un-'Stirling' roll-out; PCI Compliance is better than no compliance; more.

Crash! Boom! Bang! Exploit!

The Windows Debugger plug-in explains all. Plus: IE 8 and Safari get taken down a notch; Conficker might be an April Fool's joke; Paladin rolls to the rescue.

Fool Us Once, Conficker....

Plus, Microsoft in a patching spat; PCI makes new rules; Facebook tricks.

Didn't We See Conficker Before?

Plus, eBay bites its users; Safari's hacker gets brazen.

Rethinking IE 7's Patching Schedule

Plus, Cooking up a new browser from scratch; baking in security; Adobe Reader flaw discovered.

Win7 UAC Debate Nipped With Fix

Plus, Microsoft revamps security portal; printer flaws get fixed; drivers get spammed.

Security Change From the Top

MSRC gets new leader, while old leader moves up; IE8 stems clickjacking; Conficker continues to confound; payment cards -- now, more vulnerable.

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