[Today we welcome my Princeton Computer Science colleague Mike Freedman. Mike's research areas include computer systems, network software, and security. He writes a technical blog about these topics at the Princeton S Network Systems -- required reading for serious systems geeks like me. -- Ed Felten]
In the past few weeks, Ed has been writing about targeted and inaccurate copyright enforcement.
Criminals have discovered a flaw in OS X, the Mac operating system, and are using it to control thousands of Apple computers around the world. Russian security company Dr. Web first discovered the software, known as "Mac.BackDoor.iW... Read Post
Microsoft Corp. today issued software updates to plug at least nine different security holes in its various Windows operating systems and other software. Today's patch batch includes fixes for two very serious flaws that are activel... Read Post
Guest post written by Tom Cross Tom Cross is director of security research at Lancope, a security software firm. With each passing year, the security threats facing computer networks have become more technically sophisticated, bette... Read Post