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Bit9: Fighting malware with a white list

Security provider offers software that lets companies create a white list for approved software and blocks everything else.

By May 1, 2008


Over 100,000 Android apps suspicious

A security software firm has analysed over 412,000 apps from Google Play and discovered that an alarmingly high number access personal information.

By November 6, 2012


Richard Clarke on Patriot Act, WikiLeaks, privacy (Q&A)

Ten years after September 11, Americans are safer but would benefit from a civil liberties commission, former U.S. cybersecurity and counterterrorism advisor says.

By September 19, 2011


Chrome, Safari, Office top list for serious bugs

The four major Web browsers join several Apple and Microsoft programs on Bit9's "Dirty Dozen" list of applications with severe bugs.

By November 16, 2010


Survey: Corporate PCs cluttered with malware

Many enterprise and government PCs are filled with unauthorized software, including malware, according to the results of a new survey from Bit9.

By May 26, 2010


Firefox, Adobe top buggiest-software list

Open-source Firefox reports all holes, putting it at the top of the list for bug reports, while Adobe replaces Microsoft in the second spot, reports find.

By December 17, 2009


Is white listing going mainstream?

One company, Bit9, is predicting that every desktop will soon only allow known good files to load, instead of using resources to block unknown files.

By November 20, 2008


Security Bites 108: Understanding white listing

Tom Murphy, chief strategy officer for Bit9, talks with CNET's Robert Vamosi about white listing.

By July 18, 2008


Column: Will you be ditching your antivirus app anytime soon?

As malware seems to be proliferating at an alarming rate, security vendors appear ready to rethink their approach to blocking code that may be harmful to your PC.

By July 21, 2008


Restricting insecure applications

A look at two lists of the most insecure applications and using them to chose applications that DropMyRights should run in restricted mode.

By November 6, 2007