Large Scale IM Virus Attack Feared
Security researchers are seeing the first signs of a large-scale virus attack taking advantage of a known flaw in the way JPEG images are processed in Microsoft Windows products.
Real Plugs Media Player Holes
The company released patches to protect RealPlayer users from code execution attacks.
Cisco Enhances SMB Offerings
The network gear giant brings its Catalyst switch family to a customer group with growing clout.
Scanner Tool Released to Thwart JPEG Attack
Microsoft's detection tool can be used to identify vulnerable versions of the GDI libraries that handle JPEG processing.
Exploits Circulating for JPEG Flaw
Security experts predict a large-scale worm attack is inevitable.
Authentication 'Tokens' Arrive for AOL Customers
New premium service deals with RSA Security to offer a 'deadbolt' for AOL accounts.
Intel Puts More Stock in the Digital Home
The company will parcel out some of its $200 million in funding to support technology that lets people edit, manage and access content between PCs and other consumer electronics devices over a wireless home network.
LucidLink Announces Security Upgrade
The relatively new software, which makes security simple for SMBs, is already getting a customer-demanded update to support more access points and to plug a potential hole.
MS Releases Fix For Graphics Flaw
Redmond's monthly release of patches fixes one for a JPEG-related vulnerability rated critical.
Cisco Shaking Router Market
The networking giant ships router for SMBs and upgrades its SIP technology with a $55M buy.
ViewSonic Displays Home Networking Interest
Most wireless media adapters still use the PC as a server, but ViewSonic's new equipment puts the multimedia right on the wireless adapter. - 9/9/04
XP SP2 Deadline Extended
The complete delivery due by April 2005 to give businesses time to prepare.
Verizon Heeds Need for DSL Speed
The carrier adds a new DSL tier for consumers who work at home, play games or e-mail pictures and large files.
Soup-to-Nuts Spam and Virus Protection for SMBs
One comprehensive program, no IT required and 24/7 tech support — Trend Micro makes it easy for SMBs to avoid spam and viruses.
Hitachi Hatches Mini Drive For Consumer Devices
Hitachi's disk drive unit unveiled a 1.8-inch hard disk drive to satisfy consumers' needs for smaller hard drives that have enough juice to power MP3 players and personal digital assistants.
Ballmer Beats Security Drum
The Microsoft CEO also hits on Web Services, Linux and a little company named Google in Boston meeting.
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