Corporate Security Overview: 21-28 May 2002

A number of security companies send us their company press releases, which we republish in the press section of Help Net Security. This is an overview of interesting …

Basic security with passwords

The password. It really gives you power doesn’t it? You’re the only one that has the “key” to the workstation or something else that has to be kept …

A test of the ‘Email Security Testing Zone’

GFI is a worldwide supplier of security and communication tools for NT/2000 administrators. GFI’s security product range consists of MailSecurity email content checking …

Symantec announces VelociRaptor 1.5

VelociRaptor 1.5 is a popular firewall and VPN appliance. The new version now provides support for Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and new proxy functions to best secure …

Corporate Security Overview: 15-20 May 2002

A number of security companies send us their company press releases, which we republish in the press section of Help Net Security. This is an overview of interesting …

Evolution of Cross-Site Scripting Attacks

It seems today that Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) holes in popular web applications are being discovered and disclosed at an ever-increasing rate. Just glancing at the Bugtraq …

Spam Wars – Rise of the Spam

Spam is one of the biggest problems to Internet users these days. It is not as malicious as other online threats, but it is very frustrating to always re-define spam filters …

Securing Linux

Here we go again. I decided to write another article concerning some overall security aspects of installing and running linux. To keep it short and simple, here are some good …

Overview of personal firewalls

With the constant rise of permanent broadband connections that have many workstations online 24/7, there has been a growth in the number of attacks. In order to get a certain …

Tips on basic Linux server security

If you just put your Apache web server online, and are thinking into making the first step in your system security, this brief article will help you do that. By having your …

Astaro Security Linux 3.0 announced

At the Networld + Interop Conference, Astaro Corporation announced version 3 of its combined Astaro Security Linux firewall / VPN / anti-virus / content filtering security …

iKey for Windows 2000 USB security token

Rainbow eSecurity a division of Rainbow Technologies, Inc. developed a new offering in their iKey 2032 USB security token series – iKey for Windows 2000. The new product …