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TippingPoint gives vendors six months to fix holes

Some software vendors are taking too long to fix flaws in their products so the Zero Day Initiative is giving them a deadline for the first time.

By August 3, 2010


Huawei: You don't need to be afraid of us

CNET dives into the colorful history of the China-based company and its attempts to get into the U.S. market, and where it stands now.

By March 14, 2012


Italian researcher finds more SCADA holes

Researcher says he's got more serious vulnerabilities to unveil.

By September 16, 2011


Google bets hackers £12,500 that Chrome is unhackable

Google is putting its money where its browser is, betting £12,500 that hackers can't breach Chrome.

By February 5, 2011


Forcing vendors to fix bugs under deadline

New bug-fixing deadline for software makers will mean quicker turnaround time on releasing security patches and better protection for consumers and corporations, experts say.

By August 4, 2010


Week in review: Tech companies make nice

Let bygones be bygones, some companies say, while Mideast nations ban BlackBerry. Also: Net neutrality dead?

By August 6, 2010


iPhone, Safari, IE 8, Firefox hacked in CanSecWest contest

All four drop like flies in hacking contest that takes researchers weeks or more to prepare for, but just minutes to win.

By March 24, 2010


Microsoft, Google split over browser bug bounty

Google follows Mozilla in launching program to pay researchers who find bugs, but critics say it won't necessarily pay off.

By February 9, 2010


Microsoft plugs zero-day IE hole

Cumulative Internet Explorer bulletin affects current Windows versions, including Windows 7.

By December 8, 2009


Cyberdefenses are misdirected, report says

IT groups are finding it hard to prioritize defense strategies against cyberattacks because most don't have an Internet-wide view of the attacks, a SANS Institute report says.

By September 15, 2009