CRN Security News

  • Microsoft Hunts For 'Zombie' Spammers
    Microsoft is investigating 13 spam operations it believes sent millions of junk mail messages through a single PC that the Redmond, Wash., company set up as a "zombie."
  • Performance-based Contracting is a Team Effort
    More than ten years after the federal government officially pledged performance-based contracting as an efficient means of procurement, agencies and the private sector alike still wrestle with the concept. For performance-based contracting to actually succeed, both sides need to improve communication and let go of the old way of doing things, said a panel of government officials at a breakfast discussion sponsored by the Bethesda Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).
  • Bird Flu Trojan Poses Danger To Word Users
    A new Trojan horse, dubbed "Navia.a" by Panda Software, uses subject heads of "Outbreak in North America" and "What is avian influenza (bird flu)?" to dupe recipients into opening an attached Microsoft Word document.
  • Microsoft Beefs Up IE 7 Security
    Microsoft will dump SSL 2.0 encryption in the upcoming Internet Explorer 7 for a stronger security protocol, TLS 1.0, the IE 7 development team said.
  • Pact brings WLAN access point security

    Trapeze Flies With AirDefense
    Wireless vendor Trapeze Networks this week plans to unveil a partnership through which it will incorporate AirDefense&s WLAN intrusion detection software into its line of wireless LAN switches.
  • Briefs: October 24, 2005
    Aruba Networks this week plans to launch two new access points with beefed-up software functionality to expand both the reach and security of mobile enterprise networks.
  • White-box notebooks have gotten faster and easier than ever to build. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the competition

    Building the Competitive Whitebook
    White-box notebooks are now even faster and easier to build. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Startup Tackles Identity Assurance
    A security startup focusing on identity assurance is rolling out its first official channel program this week, but it&s the company&s products that are getting raves from partners.