Profile of Gregg Keizer
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Articles by Gregg Keizer
posted in November 2004
The lifespan of a poorly protected PC connected to the Internet is a mere four minutes, research released Tuesday claimed. After that, it's owned by a hacker.
Three of the top 10 PC vendors will be pushed out of the business by 2007, research firm Gartner predicted Monday.
A German online ad firm details an attack that infected some visitors to its clients' sites with the MyDoom/Bofra worm, exploiting an Internet Explorer 6.0 security bug.
A hacked German ad server exploited a still-unpatched Internet Explorer 6 security bug to infect users at an unknown number of Web sites last weekend.
A hacked server in Germany fed malicious code to unsuspecting Internet Explorer users at an unknown number of Web sites for several hours over the weekend.
A new Sober worm is preading in Europe and is quickly gaining enough traction worldwide that security companies scrambled to warn users.
Microsoft's share of the browser universe has slipped nearly a full percentage point since September, although it remains over 90 percent.
The recent wave of Bagle worms was aimed at unprotected home users with broadband connections.