Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer and Cisco's Chairman and CEO John Chambers today spoke at length about collaboration, teamwork and current and future technology directions during a webcast. It was an interesting mix, kind of a competitive love-fest for the future. One that promises new products and possibilities.
University of Michigan scientists have discovered a breakthrough way to utilize light in cryptography. The new technique can crack even complex codes in a matter of seconds. Scientists believe this technique offers much advancement over current solutions and could serve to foil national and personal security threats if employed.
An Idaho National Guard member managed to have a USB thumb drive containing thousands of soldiers’ records stolen out of her car.
Microsoft has released its monthly security bulletin, this time fixing six critical and three important vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and other software.
Microsoft has published its advance notification for this month's regularly scheduled security update, labeling six patches as "critical".
This year’s recently completed Defcon convention started off with a bang and ended on a tender note.
“Oh look, I got a MySpace.” While other attendees at the Defcon security convention were soaking in the atmosphere, a dedicated group of hackers were soaking in their data.
Wireless security researchers are probably reaching for the digital Pepto-Bismol after they slurped down gigabytes of valuable traffic at the recently completed Defcon security convention in Las Vegas.
MySpace gave a digital smackdown to a security researcher yesterday after he had disclosed security vulnerabilities in the popular social networking site.
In a sweltering hot parking lot, a young woman clutches her purse and runs to her car, chased by dozens of people.
Thousands of eager computer security geeks flooded into the Riviera casino in Las Vegas for the 15th annual Defcon convention today. The convention is only a few hours old, but there’s already a serious cloak and dagger operation aimed at finding undercover reporters from NBC’s Dateline.>> In Pictures: Opening of Defcon 2007, badge hacking challenge
In a test to see how well its employees safeguard sensitive data, the IRS found that it was fairly easy for someone to gain access to system files.
Las Vegas (CA) – PGP creator Phil Zimmermann is now focusing his crypto skills on making VoIP calls more secure. At the Black Hat security convention in Las Vegas, he showed off his latest version of the Zfone client that encrypts VoIP calls. Zfone can be easily used with most VoIP clients and, according to Zimmermann, will appear in future hardware-based VoIP phones.
I’ve just received an email that says “I like sheep”, but it wasn’t sent by my friend – it was sent by a hacker posing as my friend.>> In Pictures: Gmail hacking at Blackhat
This year’s Blackhat computer security convention started off with a bang.>> In Pictures: Blackhat 2007
The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands.Washington DC – The United States Congress is taking a hard look at Peer to Peer file sharing programs, saying that they could cause classified documents to fall into the wrong hands. At a Government Reform Committee hearing yesterday, Lime Wire chairman Mark Gorton was grilled by House members and even committee chair Henry Waxman, a Democrat from California.