Internet domain registrars need to step up and help customers, not bot herders. Plus: rootkits grow up, and the GAO analyzes result of data breaches.
HP guilty this time, and so is AMX NetLinx. At least HP's buffer overflow flaws come with fixes.
Plus: Spaniard nabbed for hacking cell phones; NASA hacker in court.
Also: RealPlayer, HelixPlayer flaws show hackers casting wider OS net; open-source imaging software gets fix.
Plus: MPACK goes wild; Trojans on YouTube; 419 scammers busted in Holland; insecure SSL v2.
Security group wants to change law that prevents most forms of Web penetration testing. Plus: on the wrong side of leaky P2P.
Plus: Symantec releases bot killer beta; are surveys spreading spam?
Plus, buffer overflow vulnerabilities abound; Microsoft IIS still a target; more
Plus, "human error" strikes again; company offers to patent security fixes; more.
A vulnerability study based on bad math; cyberwarfare is sexy; more.
It was a case of Symantec Updates not working on Chinese Windows XP, but was it due to pirated XP copies? Also: IETF approves DKIM; rare MOICE problems.
Plus: QuickTime, WinZip flaws, and my hacker mom.
BOF rears its ugly head in Sun Java VM, Qualcomm Eudora and Symantec Discover, among others. Also: Using IPv6? Just ditch those Type 0 routing headers.
Unlike Microsoft's research into the matter, our resident security professional sees more obstacles that can hinder Vista adoption by businesses.
Plus: Bad backups at Business 2.0; stopping e-shoppers at the shopping cart; brandjacking; more.