CRN Security News


  • Consentry, Alcatel-Lucent Ink OEM Deal
    Security startup Consentry Networks and Alcatel-Lucent on Monday announced an OEM agreement in which Alcatel-Lucent will weave Consentry's secure switch technology into its OmniAcess line of WLAN products.
  • Symantec Fixes Third-Party ActiveX Bug
    Symantec has issued a fix for a third-party vulnerability affecting several of its consumer-focused security products that could allow remote, unauthenticated attackers to execute malicious code on PCs running the software.
  • Mozilla Working On Fix For Firefox Flaw
    Mozilla has pushed back its next security update for Firefox so it will include a fix for a vulnerability that allows malicious Web sites to manipulate authentication cookies.
  • Trend Micro Patches Serious Server AV Bug
    Trend Micro has patched several vulnerabilities in ServerProtect, an antivirus application for servers that could enable hackers to execute malicious code and commandeer affected machines.
  • Trend Micro Patches Serious Server AV Bug
    Trend Micro has patched several vulnerabilities in ServerProtect, an antivirus application for servers that could enable hackers to execute malicious code and commandeer affected machines.
  • Google Desktop Vulnerability Fixed
    Google has fixed a serious vulnerability in its popular Google Desktop software that could allow remote attackers to access confidential files and gain full control over affected PCs.
  • VARs help government agencies move beyond OMB mandate and on to next-gen infrastructure


    Securing The Perimeter With IPv6
    Major network and security vendors have raced against the clock to inject support for a new IP-addressing scheme--Internet Protocol version 6--into flagship firewall lines to help federal agencies meet a looming White House deadline.
  • Apple Posts Four Bug Fixes
    Apple on Thursday released a security update that patches four vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and iChat.
  • Palm Treo Vulnerability Leaves Data Unlocked
    People using the system password lock to secure data on their Palm Treo smart phone may not be as safe as they think they are, according to a security advisory from Symantec.
  • Massive Insider Breach At DuPont
    A research chemist who worked for DuPont for 10 years before accepting a job with a competitor downloaded 22,000 sensitive documents and viewed 16,706 more in the company's electronic library.
  • Cisco Patches ASA, Firewall Vulnerabilities
    Cisco has patched five vulnerabilities affecting its PIX 500 series and ASA 5500 series security appliances, the most serious of which could enable an attacker to elevate their user privileges and gain administrative access to an affected device.
  • McAfee: Malware Attacks On Mobile Operators Soar
    Recent research by security vendor McAfee found that mobile operators around the world are faced with a greater threat of attacks from cybercriminals, despite spending more on wireless security.