Profile of George V. Hulme
News & Commentary Posts: 436
An award winning writer and journalist, for more than 20 years George Hulme has written about business, technology, and IT security topics. He currently freelances for a wide range of publications, and is security blogger at InformationWeek.com.
Articles by George V. Hulme
posted in July 2004
Hackers use 'bot' or 'zombie' apps to disrupt service for DoubleClick customers
The patch, deemed "critical" by Microsoft, fixes three publicly disclosed vulnerabilities as well as many previously fixed Internet Explorer security holes to date.
The company says Real may violate federal law with software that lets customers play their songs on a variety of devices.
A better-than-expected consumer-confidence index as well as a good earnings report from Verizon seemed to soothe recent investor terrorism jitters.
The second phase of the attack is planting a tool to launch a denial-of-service attack against the software maker.
Missing storage devices prompt security clampdown.
Software vendor releases security patches, a tool, and a network-access plan
The amount of prison time for using someone else's identity is increased.
The 'homeless' hacker gets sentenced to six months' home detention and two years' probation by a federal judge.
Selling corporate secrets is 'tricky,' the site says, so it's 'redesigning' its business model.
The holes affect various Microsoft operating system versions and apps ranging from Internet Explorer 6 SP1 to Windows Server 2003 Gold.
There was little movement in the markets as investors sat on the sidelines waiting for Intel's 2Q financials after the bell.
The acquisition, valued at just under $300 million, would be CyberGuard's fourth in about a year.
More than 100 Web sites infected two weeks ago with malicious code still haven't cleaned up their servers, a security research report says.
A coalition of voting-reform and civil-rights groups in Florida filed suit to overturn the state's rule that manual recounts are prohibited on touch-screen voting systems.
The InformationWeek 100 fell a whopping 3.6%, and the Nasdaq Composite was down 2.2%.
The "configuration change" closes a loophole that had allowed hackers to convert popular Web sites into virus transmitters.