Articles by Michael Hall 

Update Rollup Wraps Up Win2k

Microsoft has released an update rollup to Windows 2000 just days before the product moves into extended support.

AG App Monitor Extends Existing Scripts

AG's new application monitor talks to existing monitoring scripts with the addition of a few lines of code.

Microsoft to Push Anti-Spam Tech with Hotmail

Having been rebuffed by standards bodies and the open source community, Microsoft says it plans to push its SenderID for E-Mail spec via its popular Hotmail service.

Microsoft to Push Anti-Spam Tech with Hotmail

Having been rebuffed by standards bodies and the open source community, Microsoft says it plans to push its SenderID for E-Mail spec via its poplar Hotmail service.

Microsoft Releases Win2k3 SP1 Update Blocker

Microsoft has released a tool that will allow admins to defer updating their Windows 2003 servers until March, 2006.

Study: Security Software Flaws Drawing More Attention

A new study finds that the security community, black hat and white hat alike, is increasing its scrutiny of numerous vulnerabilities in security software.

Astaro Updates Security Linux

Astaro has announced its latest Linux-based security product, adding VoIP protection, enhanced filtering policies, and tighter integration with Novell eDirectory.

Gartner Says Viruses Top IT Manager Concerns

A new survey reports that IT managers are most concerned about viruses, while regulatory compliance concerns dictate much of their spending.

McAfee Brings Linux Support to Entercept IPS

McAfee has announced the upcoming availability of its Entercept IPS software for Red Hat's Enterprise Linux line.

Fortinet Provides Anti-Pharming Primer

Security company Fortinet has released a brief guide to identifying pharming sites.

Study: VPN Replacement is Tech Driven

A new study from Infonetics finds that a steady churn of VPN purchasing is most driven by changes in the technology, even as the variety in VPN hardware is narrowing.

Yahoo! and Cisco Join on Anti-Phishing Tech

Yahoo! and Cisco have joined two of their mail authentication technologies in a push to standardize efforts to wipe out phishing scams and some forms of spam.

Nortel Patches DoS Flaw in its VPN Routers

Nortel has released an update correcting a DoS vulnerability that could stop some of its VPN routers with a single malformed packet.

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