A single compromised server leaves 100 banks vulnerable. Also: OpenOffice/StarOffice virus hype, online banking surveys and rogue hotspots.
Plus PostgreSQL injection vulnerability, the hype surrounding laptop thefts and more.
Plus search engine threats, and the end of security as we know it?
Will AV become less secure overall? Does it spell doom for other vendors? Read Russ' take.
Plus RFID hacking, protecting decommissioned servers and more
Media coverage belies the actual damage being done.
Plus Oracle patch misses SQL injection flaw, Symantec ScanEngine vulnerability and more.
Russ takes issue with a recent report. Plus Oracle's latest patch batch lacking, Symantic LiveUpdates seems to be making Macs more vulnerable, and more.
New Web tool lets users see if a URL leads to malware or typo-domains.
Why can't vendors get it together when it comes to pop-up warnings and automatic updates?
The only good solution to malware is a complete OS reinstall, says Microsoft.
Patches are released for flaws in Veritas backup daemons, Florida banks are phished, the new Sun Grid is attacked by bots, and the Feds lose computers.
According to a recent study, user education may indeed be the only solution.
Plus Sendmail vulnerability, Visa warning, security issues down under and more.
Researchers warn of possible RFID viruses, but Russ says phooey. Also: invisible Web sites, search engines and subpoenas, and Ernst & Young loses a laptop full of sensitive info on IBM workers.