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What's coming? Windows XP 64-bit

This article was prompted by the arrival of Windows XP 64-bit, early in June 2005. after deciding to install the new operating system, as normal, Peter Morley assumed that he would be able to use it in the way in which he was accustomed. How wrong…

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Code emulation in network intrusion detection/prevention systems

Aleksander Czarnowski (AVET Information and Network Security)

In this article Aleksander Czarnowski looks into one of the problems in detecting attacks for new vulnerabilities: code emulation.

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VB Comparative: Netware 6.5 - August 2005

Matt Ham finds NetWare 6.5 to be significantly more tolerable than previous versions of the operating system. Find out whether the products for NetWare show similar improvement.

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Deconstructing Windows Mobile

Not satisfied by the answers provided by a Microsoft representative in last month's interview about security issues surrounding the Windows Mobile platform, Michael Moser takes matters into his own hands and delves a little deeper.

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Evolution from a honeypot to a distributed honey net

For increased intrusion detection efficiency, more and more honeypots must be set up in different locations, especially in different subnets. Usually this requires a large amount of administration effort, involving fine-tuning each of the honeypots'…

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The Microsoft Windows CE platform

Since there is a lot of confusion over what, exactly, encompasses the Microsoft Windows Mobile platform, VB’s Technical Editor Morton Swimmer has provided the following brief run-down of the variations of the system.

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The future's bright for (ex-)virus writers

Costin Raiu (Kaspersky Lab)

Sasser author Sven Jaschan walked away free from a German court last month after receiving a 21-month suspended sentence for his crimes. With a job offer already in the bag, his future could be rosy. Costin Raiu looks at the fate of Jaschan and other…

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Spammer readme

Brian McWilliams explains why, despite the recent outbreak of Sober.Q, which showered the Internet with neo-Nazi propaganda emails, he disagrees with the notion that virus writers and spammers are in cahoots.

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Symantec AntiVirus 10

Detailed testing and analysis of Symantec AntiVirus 10

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Adapt or die

With any great invention, there is always a flip side just waiting to be exploited and the Internet has proved no exception.

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