Phishing attacks are becoming more frequent. What's a phish attack? When a criminal makes an email that looks like it came from a company like eBay. Tricks the user into entering passwords or credit card numbers. Here's some things to do to protect yourself.
Developers are being asked to create more secure code. The next version of Visual C++, code-named Whidbey, will introduce several new security-protection capabilities. Here Scott Currie, Scott Currie, program manager of Visual C++ discusses the new security-focused
Stephen Toulouse works in the security response center at Microsoft. This is the group that goes to work when a new vulnerability or attack is discovered around the world. During a crisis they'll work around the clock to help customers.
Microsoft's Security Response Center gets a lot of email sent to its
email@example.com alias. Stephen kept talking about "responsible disclosure" with us so we wanted to find out just what he meant by that.
Stephen Toulouse is a security program manager with Microsoft's security response center.
The security response center is the team (and place) that goes into action when a new vulnerability or attack on one of Microsoft's products or customers is found and reported to
"Teens need more security," Dan Appleman says. Here's the other videos from Dan:
On a security crusade.
Where are teenagers feeling computing pain?
What are some security tips?
How does a teenager differ from a software developer?
You can read more from Dan on his blog.
Dan Appleman is a software developer. But he wrote a security book for teenagers. So, we thought it'd be interesting to ask him to compare the security needs of both.
We're talking, by the way, of a pre-Windows XP Service Pack 2 world (when it comes to getting infected by turning on a new…
"Is your computer acting strange?"
Then you might be a teenager who hasn't secured your computer.
Dan, co-founder of Apress books, talks about the kind of computing pain that teenagers are seeing and how he convinces teenagers to learn how to protect themselves.
He talks about a…