Stakes are high for Vista security

Tuesday, 10 April 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Thereís a lot more at stake in Microsoftís new Vista operating system than many people realize. Sure, itís a new operating system and it needs to fight its own fight for market share, but I think weíre probably all pretty realistic about the inevitable outcome in that fight. Whatís at stake is a new way of thinking about security at Microsoft.

Many of us no doubt remember Chairman Billís now infamous 2002 memo to all Microsoft employees in which he put product security as the top priority for the company.

At Datamation.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Dec 19th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //