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Manning the cyberbarricades--or not

SBC, Yahoo offer free security tools to Net service subscribers. Also: U.S. government says its Wi-Fi networks aren't secure.

Tools are available for building more secure Net access, but not everyone is taking advantage of them.

SBC, Yahoo add security tools to Net service

New service combines antivirus, anti-spyware and parental control tools--and is available free to SBC Yahoo subscribers.
May 17, 2005

Government says Wi-Fi networks not secure

Investigators pick up Wi-Fi signals from outside all six agencies tested--and find plenty of unauthorized activity, too.
May 17, 2005

Technology alarmism in spades

perspective ID management expert Phil Libin says critics knocking an upcoming government security program miss the point.
May 17, 2005

Pentium 4 loophole could let in hackers

An attacker could take advantage of hyperthreading timing in the chip to sniff out passwords, a security researcher warns.
May 16, 2005

Sober.Q spreads hate messages in German, English

Distribution method of new worm may mean that Sober authors have remote control over thousands of PCs.
May 16, 2005

Feds eye new cybersecurity post

Congress may try to fix the turnover in cybersecurity leaders by giving the position more weight.
May 16, 2005

Check Point on the defensive

Security company faces a licensing pinch. Will a wave of new products catch customers' eyes?
May 16, 2005

New phishing attack uses real ID hooks

Researchers are tracking an emerging form of phishing that uses stolen identity information to target individuals and their bank accounts.
May 15, 2005