Microsoft has a message for Windows users: Patch your computers quickly.
A stripped-down version of the MyDoom worm, a k a Doomjuice, on Monday spread through network backdoor and attacked Microsoft's Web site.
A new version of the MyDoom worm appears to be circulating on the Internet and may be responsible for some disruptions to Microsoft Corp.'s Web site Sunday night and Monday morning, researchers said.
First things first - what does zeitgeist mean? According to the Collins English dictionary, zeitgeist means "the spirit, attitude, or general outlook of a specific time or period, especially as it is reflected in literature, philosophy, etc."
I have illustrated (graphically) the popular trends and topics of the INFOSEC community during 2003. The inspiration for my report is the Google Zeitgeist report which illustrates the top searches on Google.com during the preceding year.
I've uploaded my INFOSEC Zeitgeist for the public.
RealOne Player users tricked into running maliciously constructed media files could surrender control of their machine to crackers because of three security vulnerabilities revealed this week.
Real Networks has acknowledged the problems and issued fixes - which users strongly urged to apply.
Two flaws in Check Point Software's flagship firewall software could allow an attacker to crash or compromise its firewall products, the company said Wednesday.
The flaws--found by security firm Internet Security Systems (ISS)--may give intruders access to corporate networks through the devices designed to keep attackers out.