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Monday, May 22, 2006

Zero-day threat targets Microsoft Word

Zero-day threat targets Microsoft Word

Symantec says a targeted exploit uses Microsoft Word to open a backdoor in users' systems. It recommends blocking .doc files at the network perimeter. Microsoft is working on a fix.

ISC(2): 'Nothing has changed' on CISSP requirements
In response to concerns over CISSP coursework being taught in colleges, (ISC)2 board member Howard Schmidt says the certification is as stringent as ever.

Security Blog Log: Blue Security's demise evokes mixed emotions

There's no shortage of opinions on Blue Security's decision to fold after its antispam crusade put its customers at risk.

Nortel, Symantec team up on secure application switch

Nortel Networks is releasing a new application switch with intrusion prevention from Symantec inside.

NetApp's midrange storage quality up for debate
Two companies in the healthcare business debate the merits of NetApp's midrange systems.

WinHEC spotlight shines on OSes, virtualization

At Microsoft's Windows hardware show this week, look for news about the company's server virtualization plans and updates on Vista and Longhorn, its next-generation desktop and server.


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