CRN Security News

  • Mac Bug Exploit Appears
    An exploit for one of the 15 vulnerabilities patched by Apple on Friday has been posted to a malware Web site, Symantec said Monday.
  • MX Logic, Blue Coat Team On Web Security
    MSP MX Logic is moving beyond its roots in e-mail security and into Web filtering and threat protection through a partnership with content security vendor Blue Coat.
  • Hard-Drive Duplication At Sonix Speeds
    Logicube's Sonix possesses some of the best feature combinations ever put together on a hard-drive duplication system. Sonix's compact body provides all the features necessary to duplicate IDE and Serial ATA (SATA) drives at a transfer rate of up to 3.3 Gbytes per minute.
  • Print Preview
    Digital content management and document imaging solutions are gaining ground in the midmarket, and solution providers have ample opportunity to harness customers' growing interest in creating the paperless office to sell new technologies and generate revenue.
  • Juniper Branches Out With New SSG Appliance Models
    Juniper Networks is beefing up its Secure Services Gateway appliance line to help meet the burgeoning processing power and routing bandwidth needs of companies with multiple small and midsize branch offices.
  • Apple Fixes 15 Flaws, Updates Mac OS X To 10.4.8
    Apple on Friday updated Mac OS X 10.4 to patch 15 vulnerabilities in the operating system and bundled software that can let attackers run malicious code, crash the computer, or gain unauthorized access to the machine.
  • Davis Introduces Security Legislation
    In wake of the announcement by the Department of Commerce that 1,100 laptops could not be accounted for, Virginia Congressman Tom Davis has introduced legislation that would require federal agencies to disclose security breaches involving sensitive data to the public.
  • New IE, Media Player Attacks Begin, E-mail Lures Users
    E-mailed bait to exploits of the still-unpatched vulnerability in Internet Explorer have been sent, escalating the threat facing Windows users. In addition, an earlier zero-day bug in IE is now being exploited in the wild, and an unfixed flaw in Windows Media Player is behind a third attack.
  • Review: CyberGauge 7 Monitors, Pinpoints, Corrects Network Snafus
    The days when users could plug in a security appliance and expect their networks to be completely protected are behind us. Today's interconnected networks require a lot more than throwing software and devices at the security issue; network managers need to know exactly what is going on in the network, where the bandwidth is being consumed and which devices are doing what and when.
  • ShadowRAM: September 25, 2006
    The HP hits keep on coming. The latest is that Mark Hurd, thought to be squeaky clean in Pretextgate, apparently knew about the seamy detective work going on.
  • Symantec Calls Out Microsoft Over Vista Security Center
    Symantec on Friday accused Microsoft of using monopolistic tactics to keep third-party consumer security software from disabling Windows Vista's built-in security dashboard, but denied that it would soon meet with European Union antitrust regulators, who are looking into complaints that Vista will violate a 2004 ruling.
  • MandAmp;A: Tale In Two Parts
    Our world saw two huge merger and acquisition moves last week—and probably many others that simply floated under the radar screen because they were smaller but no less profound.
  • Building The New EMC, One Acquisition At A Time
    EMC's acquisition this week of security vendor Network Intelligence, and its June acquisition of RSA, are part of a strategy to bring security into everything EMC produces, but not aimed at competing in the perimeter security business.
  • IE Exploit Could Soon Be Used By 10,000-Plus Sites
    Security researchers are sounding an alarm over an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The bug has already been used to compromise PCs and load them with scores of adware and spyware.