Q&A: Responsible disclosure of vendor flaws and what it means

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H.D. Moore talks about the Metasploit Project and its effects on software security To some, vulnerability researchers such as H.D. Moore are knights in shining armor for their efforts to discover security flaws in software products. Since launching the controversial Metasploit Project in 2003, H.D. Moore and a group of independent bug hunters have publicly […]

McAfee Weaves Cisco NAC Into Total Protection

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McAfee Monday unveiled a revamped version of its Total Protection Enterprise offering that includes a range of security improvements and support for Cisco’s network admission control (NAC) technology. Total Protection Enterprise, which McAfee launched in April, bundles the Santa Clara, Calif.-based vendor’s antivirus, antispyware, antispam and intrusion prevention products and makes them accessible through its […]

Company accused of selling fake antispyware settles suit

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A company accused of selling phony antispyware tools has settled a lawsuit filed by Washington State’s attorney general. White Plains, N.Y.-based Secure Computer has agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that it violated Washington’s computer spyware law, the attorney general’s office said in a statement Monday. The case was the first lawsuit under […]


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