Security researchers have discovered a new Windows flaw that could allow hackers to crash the built-in firewall. By sending malformed DNS packets to vulnerable machines, hackers could disable and eventually bypass the operating system firewall. So far only Windows XP computers with the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service turned on are affected by the attack.
Snort vulnerability found
On Monday, Sourcefire the company behind the open-source intrusion-detection application Snort said that hackers could potentially execute malicious ...
ZyXEL Turns On IPv6 For Routers, Switches
ZyXEL has announced IPv6 upgrades for some of its security routers and managed switches.
90% of email estimated to be spam
Despite rampant attempts to squash spammers, a new report from Internet messaging company Postini says that 9 out of every 10 e-mails is junk, an amount that is reportedly triple from what it was six months ago.