Just when you thought all of the windows that control system recon trojan Duqu used to propagate had been roped off, the software giant releases a new set of fixes.
A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling has said employees who violate their organization's user policies do not violate the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).
Be wary of vendor messaging in light of today's threats, as it may be misguided. Organizations can cope with the latest concerns by applying tried-and-true security best practices.
There are legitimate situations that require elevated privileges for users to accomplish their jobs.
Few would argue the advantages of a strong privilege management solution for IT, says Dwain Kinghorn partner, SageCreek Partners.
Richard Weeks, VP of business and channel development at Cyber-Ark, tells SC Magazine Executive Editor Dan Kaplan why stopping privileged users is a key strategy to deterring abuse coming from both inside and outside the network.
An Apple operating system flaw could allow any user to obtain stored password hash data through an openly readable directory.
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