Stories by Matthew Broersma

Microsoft firewall could be security risk

IT security experts and vendors have welcomed the introduction of Windows Firewall, part of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), as a valuable way of protecting PCs. But while the firewall is an improvement, it falls short of the standard of protection e...

HP circles wagons around Apache holes

Hewlett-Packard has confirmed that its HP-UX Unix operating system contains several serious security flaws which could allow attackers to disable or take control of a server, among other things.

New threat from MyDoom

The immediate threat of MyDoom.O may have tailed off, but security researchers say the worm's author is already exploiting a backdoor installed by MyDoom.O to launch further attacks.

Mozilla and Opera suffer security scares

The Mozilla Foundation has issued patches for a flaw in its browsers that could allow an attacker to execute existing applications on a Windows XP machine. Researchers have also discovered a bug in Opera Software ASA's browser that could be exploited...

Huge security breach makes IE a liability

Internet Explorer users are at risk from a new threat that uses a browser add-on to steal login information for nearly 50 banking sites, including Barclays and HSBC, security experts have warned.

Mac OS X security myth exposed

Windows is more secure than you think, and Mac OS X is worse than you ever imagined. That is according to statistics published for the first time this week by Danish security firm Secunia.

Intel and Proxim get serious about WiMax

Intel and Proxim have signed to build next-generation WiMax wireless broadband products together. Unlike an earlier agreement between Intel and Alcatel, however, Proxim will supply some of the core technology itself to go with Intel's WiMax chipsets....

In-flight wireless war heats up

In-flight ISP Tenzing Communications Inc. is increasing the speed of its connections and adding wireless connectivity in an effort to fend off competition from The Boeing Co.'s high-profile rival service.

Netsky.V climbs through upstairs Windows

The latest variant of the hugely effective Netsky series of worms is causing trouble by spreading without the use of an attachment. Slipping past many email gateways, it can launch simply by being viewed in an email program.

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