Off The Wire
Securing Ad-Hoc WLANs
Wireless LAN security has come a long way in the past few years. 802.11's initial, flawed encryption standard, WEP, has been replaced by WPA and 802.11i, and a slew of new wireless security products have recently entered the market.
ID theft - It's everywhere these days
Many consumers know the basics for battling identity thieves by now, such as shredding financial papers before tossing them out and being stingy about revealing Social Security numbers.
IM Users Go Private To Get Secure
I don't get surprised easily anymore -- I've been around the technology business too long for that, but I have to admit to being surprised at the results of our most recent Messaging Pipeline Quick Poll.
Microsoft sues 117 over 'phishing'
Microsoft Corp. has filed 117 lawsuits against unknown Internet site operators who used "phishing" schemes to obtain personal and financial information from unsuspecting consumers, the world's largest software maker said Thursday.
March's Bug Story: Old Worms Maintain Grip
Older worms and viruses continued to dominate March's list of Top 10 baddest apples, said security firms Thursday, in part because users don't update their anti-virus defenses, but also because 2005's entries have been too weak to unseat the old guard.
Symantec plugs antivirus security holes
Symantec has published a report about two software flaws in its antivirus product that could crash users' computers.
Intel releases new high-end Xeon processors
The new Xeon MP models, designed for machines with four processors, include the 64-bit extensions that Intel previously sold only in Xeon DP models for dual-processor servers.
Microsoft's Go-Go Video
Many would accuse Microsoft of having often spied a good industry space and attacking it a little late. However, in the case of portability and video content, the giant seems to be a bit early to the game.
Internet Music Theft Likely To Survive Supreme Court Decision
Even if entertainment companies win their Supreme Court battle for new authority to protect movies and music on the Internet, lawyers say it won't be easy to shut down the decentralized computer links used to trade songs and films.
Windows Server 2003 Made More Secure
Microsoft this week delivered several security enhancements for its server operating system with the release of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003.
Hi-WiFi - WiMax, 3G and Wireless
broadband technologies blog.
SecurityWatch - 24x7 Advisory and Vulnerabilities automated monitoring service.
GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner - Network-wide security vulnerability scanning & fixing - Free version available.
Network Security Software - Sponsored by GFI.