Microsoft, Symantec and insecurity Video
Storage tech is the issue, but CEO Thompson says Symantec isn't afraid of Microsoft in security either. Also, spam fighter surrenders, and a tool to make Web search safe arrives. Join Joris Evers and Robert Vamosi for this week's Security Bites.
Is Lenovo a potential information security risk because of the Chinese government's part ownership in the PC maker? That's what an influential Congressman says, and he forced the U.S. State Department to back down over the issue. Join CNET News.com's Reporter Roundtable with Charles Cooper, Harry Fuller, Tom Krazit and Joris Evers for a behind-the-scenes discussion of what happens next.
Symantec CEO John Thompson sits down with CNET News.com security expert Joris Evers to discuss the future of his company. The interview took place on May 17, 2006 in San Francisco.
John Thompson, Symantec CEO, tells CNET News.com's Joris Evers that his company is much more focused on security than Microsoft. The interview took place after Thompson's keynote at Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2006 in San Francisco on May 17.
For the first time in five years, Microsoft has released a new version of the Web browser. CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi discuss IE 7's heavily promoted security features in this week's Security Bites.
Microsoft has finally wrapped up work on Windows Vista, the first major Windows release in five years. Vista promises to be a safer operating system than Windows XP. On this week's Security Bites podcast, CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi give a preview.
CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET's Robert Vamosi talk about rootkits in Bagle variants, new efforts to fight phishing, unofficial patches for IE flaws and wager on whether Microsoft will issue a patch early.
Symantec CEO John Thompson explains why his company isn't going to buy its way into the identity management arena. CNET News.com's Joris \r\nEvers reports from the 2007 RSA conference in San Francisco.
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Mozilla unleashed Firefox 2 this week. Although the new browser is not a giant leap from version 1.5, it does beat Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 in several aspects, including security, say CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi on this week's Security Bites.
Microsoft can't swat new bugs as fast as they pop up. The software giant has rushed out a "critical" fix for Windows, but attacks continue via other known, yet-to-be-plugged holes. Moreover, exploit code for two new flaws has surfaced. CNET News.com's Joris Evers and CNET.com's Robert Vamosi give their take on this week's Security Bites.