l33tdawg: "Linux is fundamentally more secure than Windows." -- Damn right, and let's not even start talking about the superior security of BSD.
Linux is fundamentally more secure than Windows. There, I've said it.
It's not that Linux is some bulletproof wonder of security. It's not. If you want an operating system that really been built from the ground up to be secure what you want is OpenBSD. The crew behind it has made safe, sane security job number one before Bill Gates could spell security if you spotted him the 's' and the 'y.'
It's been a bad month. we've learned of critical loopholes in recent versions of Windows and in even more versions of Microsoft Word. A month like this—a month of drawing up budgets for many—gives IT managers fair warning that future problems of this kind may well occur and that it's part of their job to be ready with both strategies and resources.
An attack of the Welchia worm lead the US Department of State to shut down its system for filtering visa applications in search of potential terrorists
A computer virus has hit the US Department of State, affecting the performance of the government's information technology system that manages visa approvals, according to reports.
Debbie Madonna learned how quickly a child can stumble into an inappropriate Internet site when her youngest son Andrew, 14, visited the World Wrestling Federation on the Web a few years ago.
He couldn't have been more than 8 or 9, and he hit on a link and ended up in a more adult site. It was too adult for him, and he stopped watching wrestling after that, said Madonna of Plymouth.
Officers from the Wayne County Sheriff's Department Internet Crime Unit last week launched a series of workshops on Internet crime.
The first part of this series discussed the concept of Alerts, Consoles, False Negatives, and many other terms that are important for Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS). This second and final terminology article will continue in the same vein, starting with an explanation of the many different types of IDSs that exist today.