Microsoft called up more than 50 technical experts from the its OEM partners this week for a two-and-a-half-day refresher course in the software giant's Security Development Lifecycle (SDL), the company's initiative aimed at drastically reducing the number of vulnerabilities shipped in its products.
Although the internet offers so much, there are risks associated with being online. CA Internet Security Suite 2007 from Computer Associates offers complete protection in one box rather than using several different programs.
Hackers getting smarter, say security experts. Hackers are using increasingly sophisticated methods to ensure that the malware they develop is hard to detect and remove from infected systems, security researchers warned at this week's Computer Security Institute (CSI) trade show.
Major electronic voting machine problems occurred in at least six U.S. states during the country's midterm elections, underscoring that system failure, not fraud, is the biggest issue facing future races, voting-rights activists and technologists said this week.