Monthly Archives: October 2004

How A Criminal Might Infiltrate Your Network

TechNet Magazine columnist and Microsoft security program manager Jesper Johansson explains ways a criminal might infiltrate your network.One of the great mysteries in security management is the modus operandi of criminal hackers. If you don’t know how they can attack … Continue reading

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Sender ID: “The Sender ID Framework: An Overview and Implementation Update”

Overview of the Sender ID Framework, including the use of text files using the revised Sender Policy Framework (SPF) format, Purported Responsible Address (PRA) and Mail From checks, and the submitter Optimizations. This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of the … Continue reading

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Ballmer security pitch leaves skeptics unswayed

At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tried to disabuse the thousands of IT executives attending the conference of two notions: Windows software is hopelessly insecure and Linux offers a better TCO (total cost of ownership) than Windows (watch the … Continue reading

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CA’s eTrust EZ Antivirus Only Antivirus Solution to Be Included on Microsoft Partner Pack for Windows XP

Enterprise-Strength Virus Protection Includes Free One-Year Signature UpdatesISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA) today announced that its eTrust EZ Antivirus 2005 consumer software will be included in the Microsoft Partner Pack for Windows XP, … Continue reading

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The Security Risk Management Guide

Published: October 15, 2004Customers can be overwhelmed when attempting to put in place a plan for security risk management. This can be because they do not have the in-house expertise, budget resources, or guidelines to outsource. To assist these customers, … Continue reading

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Google search tool a privacy risk

Users could unwittingly let others see sensitive information Wednesday, October 20, 2004 Posted: 11:48 AM EDT (1548 GMT) NEW YORK (AP) — People who use public or workplace computers for e-mail, instant messaging and Web searching have a new privacy … Continue reading

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InterMute Acquires CWShredder

CWShredderTM Version 2.0Released: October 2004CWShredderTM Version 2.0 is the latest defense against the new CoolWebSearch variants.What’s New With CWShredder? Originally developed by Merijn Bellekom of the Netherlands, CWShredderTM is now owned and maintained by InterMute. CWShredder has been updated to … Continue reading

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Sushi USB KeY

Combining two of the things that the Japanese love best: technology and food See: ShinyShiny, a girl’s guide to gadgets

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MyDoom seeks to destroy antivirus firms

Antivirus companies are perplexed by a spate of recent viruses that contain messages in which the writers threaten to attack them.Worm writers are threatening to attack antivirus companies F-Secure, Symantec, Trend Micro and McAfee. In the latest version of MyDoom–MyDoom.AE–the … Continue reading

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The McAfee Gang

The McAfee Gang at the MVP Summit, April 2004 Harry Waldron, Kelly Marshall, Benjamin “Trafton” Johnstone-Anderson, Jurren Bouman

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