“A system is only as secure as its users are security savvy. And when it comes to computers, something as rudimentary as a poor choice of password can create a flimsy door into a corporate network that even the most amateur of hackers can kick down.
But it’s not just hackers who are breaking and entering. Online fraudsters rely on duping end users to perpetrate their scams. ”
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Google flaw adds phishing hole to Web sites @ CNET
- Adware sample targets Mac OS X @ CNET
- X-Micro Super G Networking @ Overclockers Online
- Nokia 5300 XpressMusic Mobile Phone @ TechARP
- HOW TO – Grow your own Loofah sponge @ MAKE:Blog
- Holiday 2006 Shopping Guide: CPUs @ AnandTech
- Tech View: Multimedia Items for the PC @ AnandTech
- Vista: no CableCARD streaming to other PCs @ Ars Technica
- Nintendo Wii: the Ars Technica review @ Ars Technica
- 600,000 Wii’s Sold Says Nintendo Of America @ Sttrategy Informer
- Xbox 360 Wireless Headset @ [H]ard|OCP
Source: CNet News.com
CNet has published a large series of articles covering computer security, with each one focusing on a particular topic. From keeping your Wi-Fi connection secure to discussions about Windows vulnerabilities and companies that seek to solve them. They also make sure not to leave out one of the biggest variables in computer security, the user. Check out those 3 articles, and see the rest that are available on this page.