Posted on May 19th, 2009 No comments
To help the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) securing the nation’s most vital information networks, Ken Page, a program manager for Microsoft Federal Services, and his team have developed a set of security standards for servers called the Federal Server Core Configuration.
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Microsoft looks to provide system-wide security for government agencies
Posted on May 8th, 2009 No comments
Hospitals and physicians have another three months before they are held accountable for complying with what’s called the “red flags” rule, intended to compel financial institutions and creditors to help prevent identity theft, though doctors have yet to give up arguing that the regulation shouldn’t apply to them in the first place.
Posted on May 6th, 2009 No comments
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, say they seized control of the Torpig botnet for 10 days earlier in 2009 and uncovered 70GB worth of financial data, from credit card numbers to bank account credentials. Torpig, also known as Mebroot and Sinowal, has been called the stealthiest rootkit…